in (the) custody of (someone or something)

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in (the) custody of (someone or something)

Detained by someone or something; in legal custody of someone or something. Of course I'm panicking, I just got a phone call that said my son is currently in the custody of the police! Mr. Foster, you have been found guilty by a unanimous jury. I place you in custody of the state to await sentencing.
See also: custody, of