taking into custody


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Noun1.taking into custody - the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)taking into custody - the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
capture, gaining control, seizure - the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
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Commenting on the issue, Isa Al-Ghaith, a judge, said taking into custody of anyone suspected in criminal cases is allowed only in two circumstances -- either the suspect is caught red-handed or there are circumstantial evidence pointing to him.