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Synonyms for kidnaper

someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom)

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Similarly another complainant Ramzan lodged a complaint with the Sadar Baironi Police that some unidentified kidnaper has abducted his daughter .
Latif Khan lodged a complaint with the Pirwadhai Police that the kidnapers have abducted his 14 year old daughter 'B' and his nephew's 16 year old daughter 'A' from a nearby market.
In retaliatory firing 2 kidnapers were killed while 33 years old Masood Farooz was safely recovered.
The relatives of the Haji Khan has paid Rs 4 million as ransom and kept continued negotiation with kidnapers and brought the matter into the knowledge of Hazro Police.
She said that as a matter of fact those factors who are at back of kidnapers want to change the direction of the investigations by exerting undue pressure on police.