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lock up

Brit a small shop with no attached quarters for the owner or shopkeeper

lock up

[′läk ¦əp]
(graphic arts)
To position a form in the frame in which type and plates are locked up for letterpress printing.
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Gavin said he was baffled as to how the thieves got in to the secure lock ups without leaving any sign of damage.
IN A MAJOR step aimed at ending human rights violations in jails and in custody, the Supreme Court on Friday directed the Centre and all states to install CCTV cameras in all prisons within a year A bench headed by justice TS Thakur also asked the states to consider installing the cameras in all police stations and lock ups.
He said that there are 28 jails in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province including four central jails, 10 district and four judicial lock ups, while the jail staff consists of 2525 officials including IG himself and gardeners and other staffers.
ISLAMABAD -- Although sham Indian parliamentary elections are over in the Indian Occupied Valley, several Hurriyet leaders, activists and youth continue to be in police lock ups without any rhyme.