false imprisonment

  1. (law) confinement without legal authority
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  • The claimant brought an action for wrongful arrest and false imprisonment.
  • He was last week found guilty at Ipswich crown court of false imprisonment, conspiracy to apply a corrosive liquid and conspiracy to cause grievous bodily harm. The Sun
  • The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was cautioned for his part in the break-in and the couple were charged with false imprisonment and common assault, which both deny.
  • But as I understand the law, the gist of the action of false imprisonment is the mere imprisonment.
  • All the defendants deny false imprisonment. Times, Sunday Times
  • Was recently awarded £30,000 damages against Thames Valley Police for wrongful arrest and false imprisonment.
  • Two men, both from Rochdale and aged 30 and 31, were arrested on suspicion of kidnap, false imprisonment and sexual assault.
  • She was charged with a felony count of false imprisonment and a gross misdemeanor count of criminal sexual conduct.
  • Lombardy was stopped and arrested on suspicion of rape by force; rape with a foreign object and false imprisonment.
  • She is claiming damages for alleged false imprisonment and personal injury, as well as the costs of medical treatment for injuries to Lilly. Times, Sunday Times
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