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see secret policesecret police,
policing organization operating in secrecy for the political purposes of its government, often with terroristic procedures. The Nature of a Secret Police
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Cheka

early Soviet secret police charged with guarding against counterrevolutionary activity. [Russ. Hist.: Benét, 190]
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With the onset of monsoons, car market leader Maruti Suzuki has kicked off its a Monsoon Fit Checka campaign for customers across all its 3,500 workshops across the country.
The a Monsoon Fit Checka workshop is one of the several customer engagement initiatives which Maruti Suzuki is providing to its valued customers to ensure the safety of the vehicles during the monsoons.
She leaves a son, Michael Checka and his wife Marcela of Springfield, VA; two daughters, Carrie Chambers of Dudley and Marcia Ciprari of Southbridge; a brother, William Powers and his wife Marjorie of Green Valley, AZ; two sisters, Patricia Powers and her husband James of Southbridge and Linda Wadsworth of North Windham, CT; five grandchildren, Scott, Michael, and Lisa Ciprari, Eric Dickson and Larissa Checka; and many nieces and nephews.
Checka didn't find that, but he did stumble across a buried ID bracelet belonging to Paul W.
Checka found a sterling silver ID bracelet at Gilbrater Field near the state-run Andrew J.
Checka said he goes to the high school or town library and gets a yearbook to track down owners of class rings and bracelets.
Checka hasn't counted his collection, but he estimates his finds to be in the high hundreds.
Checka usually goes out with a friend, Bobby Thomas, and sometimes Dick Choinski.