put behind bars

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Verb1.put behind bars - lock up or confine, in or as in a jail; "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
detain, confine - deprive of freedom; take into confinement
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The fact that he is now behind bars should be a relief to communities and also send a message to other burglars that if they are caught then they face being put behind bars.
A Milan court sentenced him to one year in jail, although he is unlikely to be put behind bars during a possible appeal.
Summary: A 31-year-old GCC citizen who threatened to kill a Ukrainian woman he met online, before robbing her of her mobile phone and money, has been put behind bars for six months.
Abid Mehmood, 30, formerly of Elmhurst Road, Quarrendon, was put behind bars in 2009 after attacking the woman in the back of his taxi on the car park of Nuffield Health Centre in Fairford Leys.
A 29-YEAR-old Midland man has been put behind bars for eight years for a string of serious sex attacks on a schoolgirl.
It is at that time Mayawati asked the people of the state to vote her to power and she would put behind bars Mulayam Singh Yadav and Amar Singh (Rashtriya Lok Manch chief) behind the bars.
Despite repeated warnings to keep away from the boy Davidson stayed in touch with him via text and continued to make plans for them to meet up until she was arrested and put behind bars on remand.
Gary Blower, 40, who has 33 previous convictions for 104 offences, was put behind bars for a total of six years after organising 10 deals for Class A and B drugs.
Mumbai A delegation of prominent Muslim citizens has asked the Maharashtra government to release young Muslims who were put behind bars for the 2006 Malegaon blasts, following recent statements of a Hindu right wing leader Swami Aseemanand.
The boys were arrested and put behind bars, with dad Robert, 58, and sister Martha, 20, who were helping shoot a mock car chase with an air-gun on a deserted industrial estate for a Blu-Tack advert competition.
This six-part documentary reveals how real families cope when a loved one is put behind bars.
These so-called aunties need to be put behind bars and treated in a manner that they will never mess up with the law ever again.