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house arrest

confinement to one's own home

House Arrest


one of the forms of restriction of personal freedom in which the detainee is confined to his home, with or without a guard. Soviet criminal law does not provide for house arrest.

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Police guards were removed from his residence where a large number of supporters gathered to celebrate the end of his house arrest.
The GDN earlier reported that the Shura Council passed the new government-drafted Alternative Punishments Law, which will replace jail sentences with alternative punishments such as community service, house arrest and rehabilitation programmes for certain crimes.
The post Former Cyta head moved to house arrest on medical grounds appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
Fortunately, the government made good on its pledge and, in the seventh year of the house arrest, the security forces have left our house," Fatemeh Karrubi said.
Also, al-Ahd al-Jadid news website reported on its twitter page that Mohammed bin Salman has ordered to put 5 Saudi princes and a number of interior ministry officers under house arrest for their continued contacts with bin Nayef after he was dethroned by the Saudi king Salman.
If prosecutors are unable to prove the assault but can still prove he violated his house arrest terms, the rapper could face six years in prison.
In case of maintaining house arrest orders under the state of emergency, this measure must be applied only for finite periods, delivering a written copy of the decision, and make it subject to meaningful challenge and judicial review, the same report reads.
The Sandiganbayan First Division has also temporarily suspended even the house arrest motion which is being monitored by majority members of the House of Representatives.
Saygy EuztE-rk, Ankara bureau chief of SE[micro]zcE-, wrote in his column on Friday that the ECtHR recently reviewed an appeal previously made by Eucalan in which Eucalan asked the court to make a ruling that urges Turkey to grant prisoners serving life sentences the opportunity to benefit from house arrest.
In a supplemental to her motion for house arrest, Arroyo through her lawyers said her residence in La Vista subdivision where she wants to be detained is also occupied by her husband Mike Arroyo and a few household staff.
Rather than doing that, Mufti Sahab happily obliged a diktat from New Delhi and ordered the Hurriyat leaders to be put under house arrest to stop them from going to Delhi," he added.
Department spokesman Mthunzi Mhaga says the 'Blade Runner' athlete's release will have to be reviewed again because he was approved to be moved to house arrest too early.