De Lima ordered arrested by RTC link

From this answer

I somewhat understand of Headlinese. However, I still don't understand ordered. I mean, I can understand was is omitted in following sentence.

De Lima (was) arrested by RTC

But in the sentence, two past participles are arranged side by side. I tried to study Headlinese but I couldn't find answer clearly.

Could somebody make a perfect(normal) sentence from the headline? I read someone said it can be various cases. Then could you make some sentences which is possible to suppose.

So far, my best attempt is that

De Lima (was) ordered (to be) arrested by RTC

I'm not sure, though.

Thank you in advance.

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    You've got it right.
    – MetaEd
    Commented Feb 23, 2017 at 18:23
  • @MetaEd Oops.. Is that right? Then this question became useless one... haha.
    – Choe
    Commented Feb 23, 2017 at 18:24
  • @MetaEd BTW, So we cannot notice if she was arrested already or not, from the headline.
    – Choe
    Commented Feb 23, 2017 at 18:28
  • That is also right.
    – MetaEd
    Commented Feb 23, 2017 at 18:47
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    Ting Choe, you may now answer your own question! You could take some material out of your question and move it to your answer. Then people will upvote it and you can also accept it. Commented Feb 24, 2017 at 5:43


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