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to seize and detain (a person) unlawfully

Synonyms for kidnap

take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom

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The kidnappers lowered the demand to P15,000 for each men.
Following a crisis management committee meeting called by Sirawai Mayor Gamar Janihim, personnel of the Provincial Mobile Force Company and 42nd Infantry Battalion launched an operation and encountered the kidnappers in Sitio Kabatunayan, Barangay Panabutan on Wednesday.
SHIKARPUR -- Shikarpur police claimed to have rescued three kidnapped persons after an encounter took place between kidnappers and police outside Dil Murad Badani Jatoi Village, the Katcha area of Khanpur, and arrested two kidnappers and seized weapons, on Sunday morning.
In an application to the police, Munir's wife states that over 30 kidnappers arrived at her house in cars which had government number plates and abducted her husband.
KARACHI -- The Anti-Violent Crime Cell (AVCC) has recovered a kidnapped child and arrested two alleged kidnappers from Hawksbay area of the city.
KARACHI -- The Citizens-Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) and the Anti-Violent Crime Cell (AVCC) on Saturday in a joint operation apprehended two kidnappers involved in kidnapping of child Abdul Rehman.
FAISALABAD -- The Factory Area police recovered a boy arresting his two kidnappers who said they got the idea of committing the crime from an Indian TV drama serial to get rich overnight through ransom money.
FAISALABAD -- Khurarianwala police on Sunday claimed to have arrested three kidnappers and recovered a abducted boy.
On December 9, 2017, in the early hours, law enforcement agencies, Anti Violent Crime Cell, Citizens Police Liaison Committee jointly conducted a raid to arrest the kidnappers,' the Chief of CPLC, Zubair Habib, informed in a statement.
In the exchange of fire between the two parties, both kidnappers were killed", said Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) AVCC Abdullah Ahmad.
Anti-Violent Crime Cell (AVCC) police in collaboration with the Citizens-Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) claim to have killed at least two suspected kidnappers allegedly involved in the kidnapping of school going children in Karachi's Defence area.
Kala Khan, a resident of Noon, lodged a complaint with the local police that kidnappers have abducted his wife S and four year old daughter from the local market.
NNA - Our agency received a phone call from the father of one of the kidnapped hostages saying that the terrorist kidnappers phone called the wife of the kidnapped soldier Khalid Mokbel Hassan and told her that Minister Wael Abu Faour has been contacted by kidnappers asking the government to satisfy certain demands which should be executed to save the lives of both Hassan and his friend Saif Zebian.
MANAMA: Kidnappers of a Bahraini student in Malaysia have increased their ransom demand from BD2,260 to BD3,000.
Some sources said four of the kidnappers had been arrested by Libyan security forces in an eastern Tripoli suburb.