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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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The police spokesperson said Kosisochukwu's father, Anioma, had taken to the social media to announce his daughter's kidnap as well as reported to the police.
However, Khaliq's attempt to kidnap the boy failed when he started wailing and caught the attention of people in the area.
During the investigation, the kidnap victim said he had been tortured by the kidnappers, who attempted to hang him after demanding his girlfriend pay a ransom.
In 2013, police busted a gang that used a female member to trap youngsters and eventually kidnap them.
Kevin Henry serves as the underwriting leader -- kidnap and ransom for Hiscox USA.
In February, three people among them a Kenya Defence Forces soldier was arrested in a botched kidnap in Langata.
Ryan Lloyd, 18, from Silverwell Road, Croxteth, has already been charged with kidnap and assault.
Related: 8 steps to negotiate kidnap & ransom demands
The men, who cannot be named for legal reasons, were arrested after an alleged kidnap attempt on November 2, 2002.
Chung, "Topological localization with kidnap recovery using sonar grid map matching in a home environment," Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, vol.
Then the Abu Sayyaf released photos of the kidnap victims, surrounded by masked armed men, with one of the gang holding a bolo close to one victim's neck.
It sounds like the plot of a bad made-for-television movie: Acting on a tip from tabloid reporters who had infiltrated an art theft ring, Scotland Yard foils a plot to kidnap a pop star and extort a five million pound ransom from her soccer star husband.
Summary: Islamist fighters kidnap 300 people on five coaches and mini-bus at checkpoint as they went to Aleppo to collect salaries.
Los Calvos allegedly has a close relationship with gangs that specialize in bank and car robberies, as well as groups that select kidnap targets by gaining access to bank account information.
Police investigators believe the suspect, Lu Shengrong, a former Chinese student in Japan, is part of a Chinese gang who took part in the kidnap and the ransom transaction, which took place under the nose of the police.