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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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This team worked hard and managed to arrest the kidnapper after successful raid at `Tazeeri Bazan Khel' in Bannu besides safe recover of Saddam Javed without paying ransom.
A state-run radio official Shafiqullah was rescued from his kidnappers after hectic efforts by security forces.
The kidnappers called on Thursday night and increased the ransom amount to BD3,000, which we are ready to pay but they haven't told us how to proceed.
The victim was released only few days ago after his father came all the way from Gujarat and allegedly paid the cash stuffed in many suitcases to the kidnappers near a busy place close to Patna.
Police tracked down the internet cafe from which the kidnappers from the Sinai hostage crisis uploaded the video of their demands and arrested the cafe owner, the Ministry of Interior announced Wednesday.
In a separate incident, a Syrian man who was kidnapped in the Bek Valley last week by members of the Ghazi clan was freed after his kidnappers came under fire while transporting him to an unidentified location, the National News Agency reported.
Although raids have been carried out by Lebanese security forces in the Bekaa valley in an attempt to track the kidnappers there appears to be no trace of them, but investigations are still on-going.
KARACHI, June 28 -- A former colonel of the Pakistan Army and his two friends-cum-business partners were recovered from the captivity of kidnappers in a joint operation carried out by Sindh and Balochistan police in Sakran, Balochistan on Sunday, however, a passerby was killed in the exchange of fire between police and the abductors.
A MASSIVE police hunt is being staged today for the kidnappers of newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst, who was dragged half-naked from her fianc's flat by two armed men.
Troops surrounded the and identified four of the six kidnappers.
August 24, 2009 (KHARTOUM) -- Sudan expects the two kidnapped females will be released during the holy month of Ramdan saying it considering to offer legal immunity for kidnappers of two female aid workers kidnapped in Darfur.
Srinagar, June 28 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir police team from Sopore in the State's Baramulla district has rescued a kidnapped child from the clutches of an inter-state gang of kidnappers of Kanpur within three days of the incident.
Sudanese forces have killed six kidnappers who abducted 11 European tourists and eight Egyptian guides in a remote desert in southern Egypt nine days ago, Sudan's presidential advisor has said.
A prominent Greek industrialist was yesterday released by his kidnappers after 13 days in captivity.
THE kidnappers of a South Wales security guard abducted in Iraq have warned he will not be released until their demands are met.