World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday August 16, 2016
The terrorist group has claimed more than 20,000 deaths, displaced 2.6 million people from their homes, and kidnapped thousands of children since it started fighting in 2009 for an independent ISIS in Nigeria.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 15, 2016
A South African court today handed down a 10-year prison term to a woman who kidnapped a newborn baby from her sleeping mother in hospital 19 years ago, local media reported.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 14, 2016
Every day at least 10 people fell victim to heinous crimes like murder, robbery and kidnapping, in the national capital on an average between 2001 and 2015, according to Delhi Police data.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 12, 2016
Twenty-three Egyptian workers kidnapped in Libya were freed and returned to their country today, Egyptian state television reported.
India News | Written by Manish Kumar | Monday August 8, 2016
At 5 am this morning, the parents of a five-year-old child kidnapped last week from Bihar were finally able to hold her in their arms. A ransom call had warned that would not be possible unless they paid 25 crores.
Mumbai News | Asif Rizvi, mid-day.com | Saturday August 6, 2016
Heaven help a man who does not want to work! A 22-year-old concocted an elaborate plan that involved him faking his own kidnapping by the dreaded ISIS, just so his family wouldn't bother him about getting a job.
India News | Faisal Tandel, Mid-day.com | Saturday July 30, 2016
Even as the Thane police have arrested four people for kidnapping and robbing a 22-year-old man at gunpoint, they are on the lookout for two more accomplices. The victim was first looted of cash and goods worth Rs 3.3 lakh and then asked to arrange for an additional Rs 10 crore in cash.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday July 26, 2016
The mother-in-law of Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has been kidnapped in Sao Paulo and criminals are demanding 120 million reais ($36.5 million) in ransom, according to reports in a leading Brazilian news magazine.
Reuters | Tuesday July 26, 2016
Aparecida Schunck, the mother of Ecclestone's wife, Fabiana Flosi, was kidnapped in Sao Paulo on Friday night, as per reports in the Brazilian media
Gurgaon News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 24, 2016
A man was arrested for allegedly kidnapping an SHO in Gurgaon, police said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 24, 2016
Judith D'Souza, an Indian aid worker who was abducted in Kabul last month by suspected terrorists, returned to Kolkata today after being rescued from her captors.
Gurgaon News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday July 17, 2016
A teenager has been arrested in Gurgaon on charges of kidnapping and raping a six-year-old girl, police said today.
Muzaffarnagar News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 13, 2016
BSP's candidate from Budhana Assembly seat has gone missing in Meerut district while on his way to Muzaffarnagar from Delhi. The police are suspecting it to be a case of kidnapping.
World News | Elahe Izadi, The Washington Post | Saturday July 2, 2016
The woman told investigators she met Timothy Jay Vafeades at the Sapp Brothers truck stop in Salt Lake City. It was April 2012, and she got into his tractor-trailer after agreeing to get dinner with him, according to court documents.
Chennai News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 25, 2016
A 36-year-old man was arrested for allegedly faking the abduction of his two minor sons in a bid to extort money from his father to repay loans, City police said on Friday.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday June 21, 2016
Taliban fighters in the southern Afghan province of Helmand stopped vehicles and detained at least 25 people, officials said on Tuesday, as the insurgents continued a series of abductions on Afghanistan's highways over the past few weeks.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 16, 2016
A member of a kidnap gang that abducted a Hong Kong heiress for a multi-million-dollar ransom was jailed for 12 years today after what the judge described as a "terrible ordeal" for the victim.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday June 15, 2016
The family of a Canadian hostage who was executed by an Islamist militant group in the Philippines said on Tuesday they supported the Canadian government's policy of not paying ransom in kidnapping cases.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 11, 2016
Police have arrested six persons, including a woman, for allegedly kidnapping and assaulting a man who had cheated them in the past by not returning money taken from them.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 22, 2016
Two transgenders were arrested for allegedly trying to kidnap a toddler from a popular shopping mall in west Delhi's Subhash nagar area, police said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 20, 2016
Former Congress lawmaker Nilesh Rane was today arrested by Chiplun police in connection with the case of alleged assault and kidnapping filed by a party worker, police said.
India News | Pres Trust of India | Tuesday May 17, 2016
The Bombay High Court today refused to grant pre-arrest bail to former Congress MP Nilesh Rane, son of former Maharashtra Chief Minister Narayan Rane, in a case of alleged assault and kidnapping filed by a party worker from Chiplun in Ratnagiri district.
World News | Agencies | Tuesday May 17, 2016
The son of a murdered Pakistani governor has described in chilling detail how he was flogged, shot and had his nails pulled out by Islamic militants during almost five years in captivity.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday May 17, 2016
The son of an assassinated Pakistani governor who was released more than four years after his kidnapping by terrorists said the Quran, memories of his family and hearing Manchester United soccer games on an illicit radio helped him survive.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday May 8, 2016
Three Spanish freelance journalists who were kidnapped in Syria nearly 10 months ago returned to Spain on Sunday to be reunited with their families.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Wednesday May 4, 2016
A 15-year-old boy, who went missing three days ago, was found dead with his head crushed in Bihar's Jehanabad district this morning. His hands and legs were tied with ropes and the body was burnt, in an alleged attempt to dispose the body. Two people have been arrested.
Bangalore News | Edited by Veer Arjun Singh (with inputs from Agencies) | Tuesday May 3, 2016
A man has been arrested in connection with the kidnapping of a 22-year-old woman from just outside her home in Bengaluru. The entire incident was caught on CCTV.
India News | Reported by Mrinali Mariam Fernandez, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday May 3, 2016
In visuals captured on CCTV, a 22-year-old woman is kidnapped just outside her home in Bengaluru and no one reacts to her screams. Police have arrested the alleged kidnapper.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 28, 2016
North Korea has released a video appeal by the parents of one of 12 waitresses that Pyongyang insists were kidnapped by South Korean agents from the restaurant where they were working in China.
India News | Agencies | Sunday April 24, 2016
Muktsar Police today arrested the co-accused in connection with the alleged kidnapping and rape of a Dalit woman a month ago.