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abscond with

To leave with someone or something that one is not authorized to take. The crook absconded with the coffee shop's tip jar when the cashier wasn't looking. Don't leave your child unattended—someone could abscond with him!
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

abscond with someone or something

to steal or run away with someone or something; to make off with someone or something in secret. The boys absconded with all the dessert.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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As all 10 accused in connection with the Diwali- eve murder in 1986 are absconding with non bailable warrant (NBW) pending against them, the prosecution has sought to split the trial and hold a separate trial against Devananda.