warrant of arrest

arrest warrant (warrant of arrest)

n. a judge's order to law enforcement officers to arrest and bring to jail a person charged with a crime. The warrant is issued upon a sworn declaration by the district attorney, a police officer or an alleged victim that the accused person committed a crime.

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Come now; band, not of officers, but of thieves; footpads with the licence of the Holy Brotherhood; tell me who was the ignoramus who signed a warrant of arrest against such a knight as I am?
The said documents were forged to secure the release on bail of Mr Noor on June 5.The police report indicates that a warrant of arrest against Mr Noor had also been issued by Mombasa Principal Magistrate Edgar Kagoni.
Meron siyang warrant of arrest eh, and I think bailable naman 'yung kanyang kaso so wala tayong magagawa kasi that's the order of the court na kailangan siyang arestuhin,' Albayalde said in a chance interview at Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig City.
The warrant of arrest issued against former Directorate of Intelligence Services (DIS) Director General, Isaac Kgosi granted last month and later suspended after an application by his legal team challenging it, remains under suspension.
"Pagkadawat sa atong warrant section sa Warrant of Arrest, nag-coordinate sa amo-a, gi-adto sa barangay hall, naa pud si Kapitan didto, gipakita sa iyaha ang Warrant of Arrest, voluntaryo ra sad siyang mikuyog," Police Captain Eric T.
He said the probe will look into whether lapses were committed by the arresting officers from the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG), who, it turned out, were just assisting the military in serving a warrant of arrest.
'But DPP objected [to] our application and applied for a warrant of arrest,' he added.
Kurdish media reported that the Sulaymaniyah court issued on Thursday a warrant of arrest for Shaswar Abdul Wahid, head of the new generation movement, adding that the warrant of arrest was issued in accordance with the provisions of Article II of the law on the abuse of modern means of communication.
A Manila court has issued a warrant of arrest against Guban, former police official Eduardo Acierto, former Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency deputy director for administration Ismael Fajardo importers Chan Yee Wah alias KC Chan and Zhou Quan alias Zhang Quan consignees Vedasto Cabral Baraquel Jr.
The prosecution told the court she had a warrant of arrest for the suspect who failed to appear in court after he was released on bond in Kericho.
Barrister Mudasir Ameer further submitted before the bench that Supreme Court of Pakistan in its recent judgment had restrained the NAB from arrest of the suspects without ten days prior warrant of arrest against the suspected persons.
For failing to appear before it to take plea on the six-count charge filed against him by the federal government, the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has issued a bench warrant of arrest against suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen.