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false imprisonment

Etymology: L, falsus, deceptive; ME, imprisonen
(in law) an intentional tort; the intentional unjustified, nonconsensual detention or confinement of a person within fixed boundaries for any length of time. Restraint may be physical, chemical, or emotional (e.g., intimidation or threat).

false imprisonment

An intentional tort; unlawful intentional confinement of another within fixed boundaries so that the confined person is conscious of the confinement or harmed by it.
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Lemar Grant | , 26, of Broad Park Road, Henley Green: Admitted kidnap, having a firearm with intent, false imprisonment, blackmail and GBH with intent.
Paul Murray, 42, of Linwood Court, Birmingham, also pleaded guilty to conspiracy to kidnap and false imprisonment and was sentenced to 15 years in prison.
Her mother-in-law is charged with false imprisonment and assault and her sister-in-laws, who are aged 28, 19 and 16, are all charged with assault and false imprisonment.
Both defendants have already pleaded not guilty to the kidnap and false imprisonment of nine-year-old Shannon.
Boy George has been charged with false imprisonment after allegedly chaining a male escort to a wall.
Three men accused of kidnapping, robbery and false imprisonment have made their first appearances at Teesside Crown Court.
Shane Huang, 37, convicted by a jury of false imprisonment a year ago, faces sentencing June 1.
Both are being held at Swansea Central Police Station where they are being quizzed in connection with offences of false imprisonment, conspiracy to pervert the course of justice and misconduct in public office.
Tariq Mahmood, 41, of Castle Hill Drive, Castle Bromwich, was sentenced to 17 years in prison at Worcester Crown Court yesterday after pleading guilty to conspiracy to kidnap, false imprisonment and causing grievous bodily harm with intent part way through the four week trial.
THREE men have been arrested after claims of sexual assault and false imprisonment at an Islamic girls' school.
Yesterday, Hutchins, said to have played a lesser role in the incident, was jailed for three years and four months after admitting false imprisonment and inflicting grievous bodily harm.
Joseph McLoughlin, from Liverpool was originally charged with kidnapping and false imprisonment but yesterday both charges were allowed to remain on the file when he admitted conspiring to pervert the course of justice.