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?
Earlier, the judiciary system issued many warrant of arrest or summon to many senior officials, including former minister of electricity and former acting mayor of Baghdad over different graft charges.
KARACHI -- Accused Abdul Ghaffar S/o Abdul Sattar was arrested from his residence in Karachi, in compliance of the warrant of arrest issued by Accountability Court No.
A NAB Karachi statement on Thursday said that he was arrested from his residence in Karachi in compliance of the warrant of arrest issued by Accountability Court No.
Balane has a standing warrant of arrest for robbery in band with criminal case number 12063-2015 issued on March 7, 2015 by Judge Dennis Vicoy of Regional Trial Court 9, Branch 20 in Pagadian City," said the armed forces' Public Affairs Office.
On 1 March 2012, ICC issued a warrant of arrest against him for charges of crimes against humanity and war crimes allegedly committed in the context of the situation in Darfur.
The ICC's first warrant of arrest was issued in March 2009, and a second warrant came out in July 2010.
The Hong Kong Government today said the US Government had earlier requested a provisional warrant of arrest against Mr Snowden.
SBA Police are investigating the case of murder and for this reason a number of lines of enquiry have been undertaken including the issuing of a warrant of arrest against a person suspected in this case," acting superintendant of SBA Police, George Kiteos said.
The arrest would be made during a demonstration designed to "support a warrant of arrest to charge Blair for crimes against humanity relating to the invasion of Iraq which led to the killings of millions of Iraqis," said Al Jama-ah president Ganief Hendricks.
The judge accepted the petition and issued a warrant of arrest," the petitioner s lawyer Ekhlas Uddin told.
Abdul-Rahim Mohamed Hussein, said that since declaration of the accusations of Luis Moreno Okampo in last December, the issuance of a warrant of arrest remained expected.