Bring somebody to justice - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
bring somebody to justice
bring (one) to justice
To punish one for a crime committed. My lawyer is confident that we can bring the man who stole my money to justice. The court must bring this criminal to justice.
bring somebody to ˈjustice arrest somebody for a crime and put them on trial in a court of law: It is his job to bring the murderer to justice.
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Speaking on a tube train as he travelled back to his London home, Welsh-born Mr Morgan added: "The Home Secretary offered a police led investigation into failings to bring somebody to justice
And whenever there is a new line of inquiry, we will work tirelessly to try to bring somebody to justice