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body search

n.
A search of a person, especially by an officer of the law, in order to find a hidden object or substance, such as a gun, explosive, or illegal drug, made usually by patting the clothed body and sometimes by examining bodily orifices.

bod′y-search′ v.

body search

n
(Law) a form of search by police, customs officials, etc, that involves examination of a prisoner's or suspect's bodily orifices
vb
(Law) (tr) to search (a prisoner or suspect) in this manner
Translations

body search

nperquisizione f personale
to carry out a body search on sb → effettuare una perquisizione personale su qn
to submit to or undergo a body search → essere sottoposto/a a perquisizione personale
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He directed the police staff to ensure body search of every visitor.
The police officials would ensure proper body search of the people before joining Eid-prayer gatherings.
Cruz, Davao del Sur, was being frisked by BJMP personnel on Thursday while visiting a kin, when a body search on her yielded the illegal drug.
He said that complete body search would be carried out and walk through gates would be installed at entry point of all churches.
ANF officials during checking of his luggage and body search found heroine packed capsules in his belly.
A PRISON warder who was subjected to an intimate body search for a mobile phone has won his compensation battle.
During body search, the DSP said one Kalashnikov and 7kg hashish were recovered from Shahoo.
Makki Shah police during snap checking intercepted suspect Akhtar Ali Panhwar and during body search seized an illegal pistol with magazine.
All link roads and streets connecting the routes of the procession were sealed with barbwires and the mourners were allowed to enter the procession after thorough body search and passage from walk-through gates.
He emphasized upon the participants to ensure cooperation with police and advised them to have a vigil on those entering imambargahs and said that no one should be allowed to enter Imambargahs with proper identification and body search.
Special branch personnel and security experts imparted training to the volunteers who were trained on body search, use of metal detectors and bomb identification techniques.
I was engaged in body search of the people coming to the district court at 9:30am on Wednesday during threat alert when two persons tried to enter without body search but one of them thrashed me publicly when I asked them for body search, the complainant said, adding that Nayyar Bokhari used humiliating language against him saying, Don't you know who am I?.