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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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Some time after the publication of Kidnapped we stopped for a short while in the Appin country, where we were surprised and interested to discover that the feeling concerning the murder of Glenure (the "Red Fox," also called "Colin Roy") was almost as keen as though the tragedy had taken place the day before.
"Just what I wanted!" he exclaimed; and the receipt for the "Lily of the Valley Water" was instantly incorporated into Kidnapped.
Estomo said Zheng was kidnapped at the Solaire Resort and Casino at around 4 p.m.
Amaraizu said that Kosisochukwu confessed that she was not abducted nor kidnapped as stated by her father.
Shikarpur -- DSP Khanpur Rao Shafiullah was killed and one other person injured by dacoits during the operation launched in katcha area for recovery of five kidnapped persons including prominent Sindhi singer Jigar Jallal Chandio.
Hosea Ibi, a state lawmaker from Takum was kidnapped and killed by his abductors in January 2018, even after a ransom was paid.
GUJRAT -- Police on Sunday claimed to have recovered a newborn baby who was kidnapped from Karachi's Abbasi Shaheed Hospital some days back, arresting the couple involved in kidnapping from the Tanda area of Gujrat.
ISLAMABAD -- Islamabad police have recovered a kidnapped woman and her two children and arrested an accused from the jurisdiction of police station Ramana.
ISLAMABAD -- Police have recovered a kidnapped woman and two children and arrested an accused from the jurisdiction of Ramna police station.
ISLAMABAD -- Islamabad police have recovered a kidnapped woman and two children and arrested an accused from the jurisdiction of Police Station Ramna.
SHIKARPUR -- After taking a little sigh of relief the incidents of kidnapping have been surfaced in district Shikarpur when a few unknown armed assailants allegedly kidnapped three villagers from fish form situated next to Shujrah Laro [diversion] when who were taking rest at fish form in the limits of Napar-Kot Police Station, some 80 kilometers off from here, on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday.
While the military's Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) said there was no more hostage held by ASG after the death of Dutch bird watcher Ewold Horn, the Philippine National Police-led Anti-Kidnapping Group (AKG) said six people - two foreigners and four Filipinos - kidnapped by the bandit group were unaccounted for.
Summary: New Delhi [India], May 3 (ANI): The Delhi Police on Friday solved a kidnapping case of a two-month-old male child and found the kidnapped child in Bhopura border in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad.
He was kidnapped by the terror group in the Zamboanga peninsula.
The risk of being kidnapped or taken hostage is being added to the travel advisories issued by the State Department.