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Synonyms for kidnapping

(law) the unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment

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Mr Habib said soon after receiving information about the kidnapping a joint team of Rangers, police's Anti-Violent Crime Cell and the CPLC launched investigation into the incident.
Ezzedin's uncle, Abdusakur, had been involved in successful negotiations to free kidnapping victims in the past.
Crisis response coverage, or kidnap and ransom insurance as it is sometimes referred to, provides policyholders protection for ransom-related fees and personal belongings including items being carried or transported at the time of an express kidnapping, and possessions surrendered during the course of an express or other type of kidnapping.
To a court query, the AIG replied that no complaint was received about kidnapping of children for obtaining their body organs.
Baquba / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / Diyala police Command announced the liberation of a kidnapped man and arrested a dangerous gang for kidnapping west of Baquba.
In addition, Israeli soldiers stationed on the Container military Roadblock, southeast of occupied Jerusalem, stopped many Palestinian cars and searched them, before kidnapping Abdul-Rahman Waleed at-Teety, from the al-Fawwar refugee camp, south of Hebron.
At the time it happened, a MalacaAaAaAeA~ang spokesman sought to minimize the kidnapping as "a ve isolated case.
The phenomenon has seen a worrying rise in the past two months with almost daily reports on social media of kidnapped children, kidnapping attempts, or street beggars abusing children.
The minister said the government had taken the kidnapping incident very seriously and was trying hard to ensure safe recovery of the kidnapped couple.
The kidnapping was confirmed by a second official from the PYD, the main Kurdish party in Syria, and a journalist in Afrin, who said the women in the group had been freed but the men and children taken.
It was not immediately clear which group was responsible for the kidnapping, though Kurdish officials accused Al-Qaeda's affiliate Al-Nusra Front, which is active in Idlib province.
Kidnapping and Abduction: Minimizing the Threat and Lessons in Survival
LANDIKOTAL -- Kidnapping of tenyear old bid foiled and Khasadar Forces held two women and a man on kidnapping charging at Torkham Border on Thursday.
The northeast of Nigeria is under an almost constant reign of terror as Boko Haram attacks civilian and military installations, killing and kidnapping thousands of civilians, including children.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade or DFAT had issued travel warnings on kidnapping threat worldwide, particularly in Afghanistan, Colombia, Iraq, eastern Malaysia (Sabah), southern Philippines, Somalia, Syria, Yemen, and parts of North and West Africa.