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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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Some time after the publication of Kidnapped we stopped for a short while in the Appin country, where we were surprised and interested to discover that the feeling concerning the murder of Glenure (the "Red Fox," also called "Colin Roy") was almost as keen as though the tragedy had taken place the day before.
he exclaimed; and the receipt for the "Lily of the Valley Water" was instantly incorporated into Kidnapped.
The National Security Committee of Kyrgyzstan on March 1 halted activities of a criminal group, whose members kidnapped a citizen of Kyrgyzstan for further extortion, GKNB reports.
Sources said that two children had been allegedly kidnapped from Khana police station jurisdiction and despite of advertisement police failed to trace it.
LAHORE -- Former cricketer Saeed Anwar's brother-in-law has allegedly been kidnapped from his Bedian Road residence.
The police have been looking for the families of the women allegedly kidnapped while further investigations are under way.
Police said he case has been registered and the police was looking for the families of the women allegedly kidnapped while further investigation was underway.
SHIKARPUR -- Three kidnapped men including two brothers were released after an encounter which took place in the Katcha area of Kot-Shaho situated at Khanpur taluka of district Shikarpur in the limits of Kot-Shahoo police station.
Damascus Countryside, SANA - The concerned authorities freed a number of kidnapped people, including two children, who were previously kidnapped by the armed groups from different areas.
Shikarpur -- Kidnapping for ransom is an old practice of dacoits to get financial benefits from the heirs of kidnapped persons because it's easy way to collect huge money within short time and such practice once again has been reemerged in Shikarpur.
According to the complaint, Korean Embassy Consul-General Kwon Won Jik informed the PNP-AKG on Monday that Yeum was kidnapped by Chinese lenders at Pan Pacific Hotel and Casino in Malate, Manila and brought him to a safe house in Guiguinto, Bulacan.
PNN/ Bethlehem/ Israeli occupation forces (IOF) last night and at dawn Sunday kidnapped eight Palestinians in Jerusalem and different areas of the West Bank.
They said that police and other law enforcement agencies had failed to find any clue to the kidnapped businessman despite passage of two days.
He said that 1,134 children were kidnapped in 2015 and 1,093 were recovered, whereas 767 children were kidnapped in 2016 and 715 were recovered.
Baquba / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / Diyala police Command announced the liberation of a kidnapped man and arrested a dangerous gang for kidnapping west of Baquba.