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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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KHYBER AGENCY -- After remaining in their custody for 155 days, 17 abductees were released by unidentified militants somewhere in Afghanistan.
It should be mentioned here that British High Commission contacted Prime Minister for the recovery of the abductee.
Since then the family members went from pillar to post to get early and safe recovery of the abductee.
A Japanese woman kidnapped by North Korea is under special surveillance in Pyongyang along with 50 abductees from the South, in line with an order by leader Kim Jong Un, a support group for relatives of South Korean abductees said Tuesday.
Despite important common features, however, we observe very different outcomes in South Korea and Japan on the abductee issue.
As the abductee drama has played out, three Japanese prime ministers have navigated the issue in subtly different ways, though always mindful of the emotional reaction of the public.
Days or weeks later, in response to a therapist's hypnotic suggestions, the abductee may generate details of being sexually probed or otherwise assaulted by the aliens, McNally notes.
Either way, the abductee issue is at the heart of all of this.
In a case reported in Harvard psychiatrist John Mack's book Abduction: Human Encounters with Aliens (1994), an abductee claims that the experiences occured on Native American sacred ground.
According to police sources, the relatives of abductees Shahin Khan, Faiz Mohammad and Khan Mohammad informed police about them who reached their houses safe and sound.
The delegation which was accompanied by MNA Mr Ghulam Bilour paid rich tributes to KP Police for timely recovery of abductee Saddam who was kidnapped from outside his home in Peshawar.
The country hands over to Japan cremated remains it claims to be those of abductee Megumi Yokota.
Chakwal -- The mystery of seven year old boy student disappearance was solved as Dhudial police recovered the abductee from Mardan and he was handed over to his parents.
NNA - At 13:45, as an army intelligence patrol tried to free the Syrian abductee Raafat Youssof, the Syrian abductor Abdul Rahman Issa Hussein struck a member of the patrol with a Hyundai car, according to a statement by the Lebanese Army Command.