Others News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 15, 2016
A doctor along with his family was kidnapped from Bahsuma area in Uttar Pradesh by four masked persons who fled with their car, police said today.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday March 10, 2016
A judge in South Africa has found a woman guilty of kidnapping a baby nearly two decades ago and raising it as her own.
Mumbai News | Faisal Tandel, Mid-Day | Friday March 4, 2016
A ten-year-old boy from Kalyan was kidnapped and murdered by a gang of three who wanted a ransom of Rs 15 lakh from his father, a prosperous jeweller and stock market investor. Hours after kidnapping the boy, the accused lost their nerve and murdered him, but continued to demand the money anyway. They were arrested the very next day, when they turn...
Mumbai News | Written by Tejas Mehta | Friday March 4, 2016
An 8-year-old boy was kidnapped in Kalyan town on the outskirts of Mumbai on March 1. Even after the boy's family had paid a ransom of Rs 15 lakh, the boy was murdered.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday February 24, 2016
A Swedish doctor was sentenced to 10 years in jail for kidnapping a woman and keeping her in a specially constructed sound-proof bunker.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Monday February 22, 2016
Three Pakistanis have been charged by the police in the UAE with attacking and kidnapping two Indians before stealing their car and valuables in Dubai, according to a media report.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday February 17, 2016
A man accused of kidnapping and fathering a child with a teenage girl who emerged 10 years later called the girl's mother shortly after she disappeared to say the girl would not return, the mother testified at his trial.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 17, 2016
The actor said, "Celebrities do have an amazing effect on fans. I feel we affect people more positively and less negatively. Our work influences them in a bigger way than we think. No filmmaker tells a story to inspire anything negative in people"
Ghaziabad News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday February 15, 2016
Five men have been arrested for allegedly kidnapping Snapdeal employee Dipti Sarna last week. The police say among them is a man who broke out of jail in Haryana and is a "psychopath".
Ghaziabad News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday February 13, 2016
The Snapdeal executive who went missing for two days, was abducted by someone close to her, the police said today.
World News | Reuters | Monday February 8, 2016
An Australian woman who was freed by Al Qaeda after three weeks in captivity said today her husband who was seized with her in Burkina Faso was still alive and she hoped he too would be released soon.
World News | Reuters | Sunday February 7, 2016
An elderly Australian woman kidnapped with her husband in Burkina Faso by a group affiliated to Al Qaeda has been freed, neighbouring Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou said on Saturday.
Mumbai News | Samiullah Khan and Sagar Rajput, Mid-day.com | Thursday February 4, 2016
Over 50 officers and men from several police stations in the Vasai-Virar belt are searching for a man who is suspected to have kidnapped a woman at gunpoint after her car accidentally hit him.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 27, 2016
Al-Qaeda's north Africa affiliate has claimed the kidnapping of a Swiss woman in Mali's Timbuktu in a video seen by AFP on Wednesday, as Switzerland demanded her unconditional release.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 27, 2016
Private Mauritanian news agency Al-Akhbar said Tuesday that it has received a video purportedly from the Al Qaeda-linked Emirate of the Sahara group claiming responsibility for this month's kidnapping of Swiss woman Beatrice Stockly in Mali.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday January 26, 2016
A Swedish doctor went on trial on rape and kidnapping charges Monday after admitting to imprisoning a woman in a home-made bunker in what his defense lawyer said was a desperate attempt to find a girlfriend.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Sunday January 17, 2016
The Tilak Nagar police have arrested a 30-year-old lady for kidnapping a four-year-old boy from Rajawadi hospital in Ghatkopar.
Offbeat | Written by Amrita Kohli | Monday December 28, 2015
Just like there's no light without the dark and no good without the bad, 2015 had its fair share of doozies, most of which we'd love to erase from our memories.
Gurgaon News | Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Monday December 28, 2015
Hours after a girl was dragged into a car from outside a college in Gurgaon near Delhi on Monday, the police said she has been "freed and she is safe."
India News | Monday December 28, 2015
A 16-year-old girl committed suicide after allegedly being kidnapped and gang-raped by two men in Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur. Though police have filed a rape case and arrested two men, the post-mortem report has negated rape.
World News | Associated Press | Monday December 21, 2015
Judicial officials say an arrest warrant has been issued for a former Lebanese lawmaker over his alleged involvement in the kidnapping of late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's son.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 15, 2015
Deported ULFA leader Anup Chetia, who is an accused in a number of murder, kidnapping and extortion cases, today sought forgiveness from the people of Assam for "past mistakes" and said he was ready for peace talks.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 2, 2015
A Red Cross employee's kidnapping in Yemen underscored the "extremely fragile" situation in the country for humanitarian workers, with the coming days crucial for securing the hostage's release, International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) Director-General Yves Daccord said today.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 24, 2015
Delhi Assembly on Monday passed a Bill proposing amendments in the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), setting up another flashpoint with the Centre, as it seeks to broaden the scope of magisterial probes into cases of kidnapping, rape and disappearances.
Mumbai News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Saturday October 31, 2015
Six people, including a woman, have been arrested for allegedly kidnapping a four-year-old from Mumbai. Shockingly, one of the accused has allegedly told the police that he committed the crime so that he could celebrate Diwali with the ransom money.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday October 20, 2015
Police in northeastern China have arrested three people and are looking for a fourth who built a fake interrogation centre and pretended to be graft inspectors, kidnapping a local official and his wife to extort money, state media said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 8, 2015
Gunmen seized a retired Italian priest in the strife-torn southern Philippines, authorities said Today, the latest abduction blamed on an infamous Islamic militant group that specialises in kidnappings-for-ransom.
Delhi News | Wednesday October 7, 2015
An Assam-based doctor who was allegedly kidnapped from the Capital has returned home after 12 days but refused to share any information with police, adding mystery to his kidnapping probe.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 25, 2015
A boy and a girl, both 17, have been caught by the police for allegedly kidnapping a 13-year-old boy and then strangling him in a plan to raise money to participate in a reality show.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 16, 2015
Concerned over the kidnapping of an Odia man from Sirte in war-devastated Libya, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today asked the PRC in Delhi to keep in touch with the Ministry of External Affairs on the issue.