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Synonyms for kidnaper

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

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DSP Shoukat Shah said that a team headed by SHO Hazro Israr Ahmad Satti was constituted to arrest the kidnapers and for recovery of kidnapped Haji Khan.
Han said he was treated well by his kidnapers who told him they were sorry for undertaking such action.
Elaborating on the operation, Major General Abdul Aziz Maktoum Al Shuraiqi, Director General of Federal Preventive Security and Investigation, MoI, said that two taskforces were formulated under his command to release the UAE hostage and apprehend the kidnapers.
MARDAN -- Unidentified kidnapers have demanded Rs50 million for the release of a minor kidnapped from the limits of Lundkhwar police station few days ago.
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.
According to details, police have rescued a bank manager, Rafiq, from South Zone after an encounter when his kidnapers were shifting him from one place to another.
The police men on duty opened retaliatory fire at the armed men to thwart their attempt After realizing that they would not be able to achieve their objective, the armed kidnapers managed to flee from the scene.