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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As per reports, the interrogation was started from the mastermind of money laundering in Saudi Arabia after taking into custody. The Federal Investigation Agency revealed that Aslam Masood was arrested by the Interpol from Jeddah.
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.
"Taking into custody of any suspect should be done in accordance with the provisions of the Criminal Procedure Law that specify the period of custody and the conditions to be met," said Al-Hoqail.