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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Shane Youll, 32, has been put behind bars for 10 weeks and made to pay more than PS2,000 after stealing the single-decker bus in January.
The youths terrorising residents at Bamburi should be hunted down and put behind bars.
He said that Pakistan faced tough times because of 'thieves and dacoits', adding that the country would not progress until thieves are put behind bars.
"Bandits belonging to elite class have been taken to task and put behind bars, never done before previously," he said, adding that the dream of 'New Pakistan' had started seeing the day of light.
Summary: Bettiah (Bihar) [India], May 6 (ANI): BJP president Amit Shah on Monday cornered Congress for promising removal of sedition law and said that irrespective of what the opposition says, anyone talking about dividing India would be put behind bars by the Narendra Modi government.
According to him, to ensure that the community experience a violence free election this year, the community is working closely with the Nigeria Police to ensure that the hoodlums responsible for the act are put behind bars before February 16.
They were put behind bars. According to a police source, search operations are underway on a permanent basis to ensure peace in the district.
Commission chief warns those not sending children to schools will be put behind bars
We will pursue to the ends of the earth the ruthless perpetrators behind this dastardly crime until every killer is brought to justice and put behind bars. The law will give them no mercy,' Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in a statement.
The police officer and his team were put behind bars when the deceased's family protested against the extrajudicial killing.
After the Gujarat riots in the year 2002, Modi was not even arrested and put behind bars. In this riot, thousands of Muslims and Christians were killed and homes burnt.
However, Justo added that he would only find closure after all those involved in the case are put behind bars.