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Synonyms for abduct

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Synonyms for abduct

to seize and detain (a person) unlawfully

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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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Police are still clueless about at least 255 children who were abducted or went missing from January 2011 till July 2019 across Punjab.
She was abducted while working outside of an apartment complex on the morning of 5/24/2004 between 10:30 and 11:00.
Typically, these women abduct newborns from hospitals or from the child's home, and often live miles away from the place of the abduction.
Such predispositions can become particularly hazardous in light of research indicating that in cases where individuals abduct and murder children, the population at highest risk for victimization consists of teenage girls ages 13 to 17.
FAISALABAD -- As many as six women, including two sisters were abducted from different parts of Faisalabad district during past 12 hours.
TAXILA -- Four people were abducted from various parts of Taxila and Wah on Thursday.
ISLAMABAD -- Islamabad Police have arrested a kidnapper from Sindh area who abducted a boy and demanded huge amount as ransom from his family.
Summary: Budgam (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Mar 8 (ANI): An Army Jawan belonging to JAKLI Unit, Mohammad Yaseen Bhat, was abducted from his residence here in Qazipora on Friday.
OKARA -- Four girls were abducted from different areas of the district over the past 48 hours.
SETHARJA -- The residents of village Dato Dasti recorded a protest demonstration for the recovery of an abducted woman on Wednesday.
An MCA in Baringo County has reportedly gone missing after he was abducted by unknown people on Sunday.
It is hard to confirm a lawmaker's claim that Pyongyang agents abducted a North Korean defector-turned-journalist last year and are holding him in a dungeon, South Korea's unification ministry said Monday.
Gunmen on Thursday night attacked a police checkpoint at Ciki Da Falo village in BirninGwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State, killing two policemen, while 18 people were abducted.
WAH CANTT:Two women were abducted in two different incidents in the bounds of the Wah Cantonment police station on Wednesday.In the first incident, Mohammad Asif submitted an application at the Wah police station that three people including one woman abducted his wife while she was alone at her house.
Landikotal -- A welfare organization at Landikotal press club on Thursday provided financial assistance to the relatives of 17 persons who were abducted three months ago from Enzaro-Nao area of Landikotal subdivision.