illegal possession

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Noun1.illegal possession - possession of controlled substances
criminal possession - (law) possession for which criminal sanctions are provided because the property may not lawfully be possessed or may not be possessed under certain circumstances
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Instead, he was out on bail for illegal possession of explosives, grave coercion charges, and illegal possession of firearms.
On the occasion Azhar Hussain said that Anti-Corruption Department was active to recover illegal possession from land mafia under directive of Punjab government.
Famagusta criminal court sentenced a 29-year-old man to four years in prison on Monday morning for the illegal possession of arms.
Malaborbor, according to authorities, was wanted and covered by an arrest warrant for illegal possession of firearms in the town of Infanta, Quezon province.
The Colombo High Court today ordered to remand Samarappulige Niraj Roshan alias 'Ali Roshan' and seven others over the alleged illegal possession of elephants.
Following the arrest of the three, they were presented before the Taguig City Prosecutor's Office for inquest on charges of robbery and extortion, illegal possession of explosives, illegal possession of firearms, usurpation of authority and illegal possession of dangerous drugs.
BAHAWALPUR -- Government land comprising 1400 acres has been recovered from illegal possession in Bahawalpur Division.
BAHAWALPUR: Government land comprising 1400 acres has been recovered from illegal possession in Bahawalpur Division.
LAHORE -- The land grabbers of Pakpattan opened fire on the team of Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) while the team was sealing the properties under illegal possession of locals whereas, the local police have registered an FIR against the accused and started investigations, Pakistan Today learned here on Monday.
In June 2018, the decision of the Arbitration Court of the Moscow Region to satisfy the claim on the requirements of the Federal Property Management Agency recognizing federal property rights and requesting a land plot and immovable property located on it from illegal possession of MS and SM Intermetservice entered into force.
Saiyari has pending cases of illegal possession of deadly weapons and 21 counts of kidnapping with serious illegal detention in connection with the kidnapping of 21 persons from the resort island of Sipadan in Malaysia by Abu Sayyaf members in April 2000.
The grand jury also indicted Brown on charges of illegal possession of firearms by a convicted felon, punishable by up to 10 years in prison, and illegal possession of firearms with an obliterated serial number, punishable by up to five years in prison.