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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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Farooque Amjad, the Assistant Superintendent of Police, when contacted by this scribe said that I am going to take part in an operation against kidnappers to release kidnappees adding kidnappers would be taken to task.
PESHAWAR -- The Inspector General of Police KP Salah Uddin Khan on safe recovery of six kidnappees as well as arresting kidnappers involved in these cases awarded Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) officers and jawans with cash prizes and commendation certificates in a ceremony held here on Monday.
Baz Muhammad said the kidnappee had been shot and stabbed with a knife.
He likes to laugh, does the Polomoche, as do we all, but where he deviates from the norm is that if the kidnappee fails to make him laugh, he turns him or her to stone.
(165) Instead of the original Act's single basis for federal jurisdiction in the interstate or foreign transport of a kidnappee, the amended Act also grants jurisdiction when the kidnapping occurs within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the U.S., within the special aircraft jurisdiction of the U.S., or when the victim involved is a foreign official, internationally-protected person, or official guest of the U.S.
At various times, Collings has been an artist, art-magazine editor, BBC journalist, and teenage kidnappee - of "the Bohemian class, which is a branch of the middle class." He writes in a fat-free, deadpan, Warholian (The Philosophy of Andy Warhol from A to B and Back Again) style that allows him to tell us, without either being mean or clinically pedantic, everything we need to know about how the current young British art phenomenon got to be the carpetbagging caravan that it is.
Then they heard a commotion; the plot to kidnap Marsden had unraveled, and one of the kidnappers had become the kidnappee! And on the victim's return one of the perpetrators, now the distinguished director of a well-known observatory, was thrown into the castle's moat!
SHIKARPUR -- The CIA Police Shikarpur claimed to have released a kidnappee, who was kidnapped by luring female voice on 4th November of previous month, after an encounter ensued between kidnappers and police at the revirine area of Napar-Kot Police Station, on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday.
La police de Marsat Ben M'hidi a reussi, dans la journee de lundi dernier, a liberer une mineure kidnappee par un groupe de malfrats depuis quatre jours, a-t-on appris, mardi dernier, aupres de ce corps de securite.
A team comprising on Daggar and Pir Baba police was constituted for safe recovery of the kidnappee. During investigation the police party picked up some suspected elements and on their pointation traced the hide out of the kidnappers.
Militant mouthpiece Zabihullah Mujahid, in a chat with Pajhwok Afghan News, said they had found out during investigation that the kidnappee was Nepalese named Newa.