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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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Police using scientific method traced the kidnappers through mobile data.
GUJRANWALA -- The police claimed to have secured the release of a factory owner kidnapped for ransom and arrested five alleged kidnappers here the other day.
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.
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.
an encounter with the kidnappers in Westridge area here on
Summary: A businessman was released by his kidnappers Sunday night, five days after he was snatched on a road in Tyre, the state-run National News Agency reported.
Policemen intercepted the van of the kidnappers who took a 41-year old Chinese businessman whose family owns a mushroom production firm in Shuntug, Shilan village in Benguet, northern Luzon, a source from Benguet said in a radio interview.
The Internal Security Forces General Directorate - Public Relations Unit- issued a statement informing citizens that the Badaro kidnappers were arrested.
April 25, 2009 (KHARTOUM) -- Kidnappers of two members of a French aid group working in Darfur stressed they were negotiating with Chadian authorities, however they added that the talks have failed.
China's Ambassador to Guinea-Bissau Gao Kexiang and two embassy employees were kidnapped by four armed men while on their way home Monday night and were later rescued after a gunbattle between the kidnappers and the local police, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said Wednesday.
A group of kidnappers have released a Chinese woman in Saitama Prefecture after receiving a ransom from the woman's sister who paid the payment during a lapse in police stakeout, sources familiar with the case said Monday.
It was Yemen's president, Field Marshall Ali Abdullah Saleh, who personally authorised the attack by troops on the kidnappers.
Barbara Felicetti was freed unscathed in a meticulously planned action from a Warsaw suburb flat where she was held by kidnappers and a young woman looking after her.
Findings started in the area when residents of the community were tipped off that some suspected kidnappers were about to abduct some people in Sabon Kawo and immediately the angry mob blocked ways leading in and out of the area.