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Synonyms for abduct

to seize and detain (a person) unlawfully

Synonyms for abduct

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

pull away from the body

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Although the police absolutely failed to recover the abductee from the clutches of the kidnappers during the past hundreds days, yet the DPO Shakir Hussain Dawar claimed that the police had made all-out efforts to recover the abductee and had apprehended more than 25 suspects from Lahore, Okara, Multan and other cities but it remained clueless because the gang seems to be well organised and professional.
Her tragedy has had no end: After isolation and reeducation, she taught Japanese at Kim Jong I1 Political and Military University, married a South Korean abductee, and was reported to have committed suicide after a nervous breakdown in 1993.
4 -- Following Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda's resignation announcement, North Korea says it will suspend the launch of the reinvestigation panel on Japanese abductees.
Yasushi Chimura and his wife Fukie, both 56 and two of the only five abductees repatriated to Japan, also expressed astonishment at the news.
The Yokotas said they were not sure when Kim met with their daughter, but that Kim told them that she and her colleague once went to see the abductee at the colleague's suggestion and three of them had a Korean-style pancake Megumi made.
Meanwhile, Kim told Shigeo Iizuka, the 72-year-old brother of another abductee Yaeko Taguchi, and her 33-year-old son Koichiro Iizuka that she saw some of the faces that appear on a poster of possible abductees, Koichiro told reporters after the two met with Kim on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Embassy in Tokyo, said the abduction issue should be a priority for the United States, according to Shigeo Iizuka, brother of abductee Yaeko Taguchi.
In the Beijing meeting, Japan agreed to ease some of the sanctions it has imposed on Pyongyang, including conditionally lifting a ban on North Korean ships calling at Japanese ports, on the assumption that North Korea will carry out the reinvestigation into the abductee issue.
JAPAN MUST PRESS DPRK IN ABDUCTEE PROBE (The Daily Yomiuri as translated from the Yomiuri Shimbun)
The father of Japanese abductee Megumi Yokota plans to make a three-day visit to South Korea from May 11 to meet the kin of a South Korean abductee who is believed to be the husband of Megumi in North Korea, sources familiar with the matter said Tuesday.
Bush met the mother of Japanese abductee Megumi Yokota on Friday at the White House, demonstrating the U.
Former abductee Hitomi Soga collected signatures Sunday in a park in Sado, Niigata Prefecture, for a petition demanding the early rescue of her missing mother Miyoshi and other people believed to have been abducted by North Korea.
Bush will meet the mother of Japanese abductee Megumi Yokota on Friday morning at the White House, demonstrating the U.
Charles Jenkins, the 67-year-old husband of former abductee Hitomi Soga, will leave Japan for the United States on Monday to ask after his mother, who has been hospitalized, Niigata City said Friday.
House of Representatives panel hearing where the mother of Japanese abductee Megumi Yokota testified and called for U.