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Synonyms for kidnap

Synonyms for kidnap

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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Renowned physician Dr Pankaj Kumar Gupta and his businesswoman wife Shubhra Gupta were allegedly kidnapped by a highly professional gang of kidnappers on Friday noon while they were returning to their home in Gaya district after attending a marriage function in neighbouring Jharkhand state.
It said that the plaintiff in the case did not appear before the court even once and no one was aware of the whereabouts of the kidnapped person.
IOF also kidnapped 4 children aged between 15 -16, two of them from Abu Khdeir family, of which teenager Mohammed Abu Khdeir was kidnapped last year, and burnt alive by Israeli settlers.
Beirut: Hardline fighters on Monday kidnapped some 300 Kurdish civilians at a checkpoint in northwestern Syria, Kurdish officials and a local journalist said.
BEIRUT - Islamist fighters on Monday kidnapped some 300 Kurdish civilians at a checkpoint in northwestern Syria, Kurdish officials and a local journalist said.
Libyan parliament confirmed Saturday the death of 21 kidnapped Egyptian Coptic Christian workers in Libya following photos released by an English publication affiliated with the 'Islamic State', called Dabeq, claiming their execution.
Rawalpindi -- Five people have been kidnapped from different area of city.
PARIS, Dec 19 (KUNA) -- France on Friday condemned a kidnap and assassination attack in a village in northeast Nigeria in which dozens were killed and almost 200 kidnapped by extremist Islamist group Boko Haram.
SANA'A, April 13--Unidentified armed men kidnapped an Uzbek doctor from the heart of Marib city on Sunday afternoon.
PESHAWAR -- Unknown armed kidnappers during wee hours of Saturday kidnapped eleven persons from Mashukhel area of Budhber, the outskirt of the district.
If the family members of Baba Ramdev have forcefully abducted and kidnapped a person, what possible conspiracy can the Congress or myself have hatched?
Summary: Members of the Ismail clan in the northern Bek Valley kidnapped six more Syrians Sunday in retaliation for the abduction of their relative.
SALAHAL-DIN/ Aswat al-Iraq: Police sources said here today that an armed group wearing police attire kidnapped a military commander and three cops, east of Tikrit.
At that time, it was unclear why our pilots were kidnapped in the first place.
NNA - Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Bechara Boutros Rahi raised prayers last night at the Orthodox Archdiocese of Buenos Aires, for the liberation of the kidnapped Syrian bishops Boulos Yazigi and Youhanna Ibrahim.