catch (one) bang to rights

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catch (one) bang to rights

To have evidence to definitively prove that one is guilty of a crime or other misdeed. Thanks to footage from the security cameras, the police were able to catch the burglars bang to rights.
See also: bang, catch, right
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But Robertson's not daft, and when he and Graves stake out Tulip's grave and Alf turns up to pay his respects, it looks like they've caught him bang to rights.