World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 3, 2016
A woman's eyes were gouged out and her limb cut off by her brothers in Pakistan's Punjab province after they suspected her of kidnapping one of their daughters.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday November 1, 2016
The Philippine military says it has killed 70 Abu Sayyaf militants and captured 32 others in a major offensive that began in July against the group, which is accused of kidnapping sailors from neighboring countries for ransom.
World News | Loveday Morris, The Washington Post | Friday October 28, 2016
Islamic State militants have rounded up thousands of villagers at gunpoint to use as human shields as they retreat toward their stronghold of Mosul, the latest brutal war tactic inflicted on civilians in areas the group controls.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday October 27, 2016
Three people have pleaded guilty in the death of a 13-year-old Detroit boy who prosecutors say was beaten and choked after he picked up about $70 that was dropped in May outside a convenience store.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday October 19, 2016
As the ISIS group sees its territory shrink to half its original size and its dreams of a caliphate evaporate, the extremist fighters are losing access to the sources of revenue that once gave them their power, prompting them to turn to extortion, kidnapping or foreign donations.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 17, 2016
Pakistan police claim to have killed over six Taliban terrorists, including one who is accused of kidnapping Shahbaz Taseer, the son of murdered Paksitan Punjab governor Salman Taseer.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday October 17, 2016
Inspired by a TV crime serial, a woman along with her boyfriend on Sunday kidnapped her 4-year-old cousin brother for ransom in a bid to lead lavish life in Jodhpur, said the police which rescued the boy within hours.
World News | Reuters | Monday October 17, 2016
The ISIS-allied faction of Boko Haram which last week freed 21 of more than 200 Chibok girls kidnapped in April 2014 in northeast Nigeria is willing to negotiate the release of 83 more of the girls, the president's spokesman said on Sunday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 16, 2016
A man was arrested with two others for alleged kidnapping of his father in the Betanati area of Odisha's Mayurbhaanj district.
Hyderabad News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 13, 2016
An auto-rickshaw driver was today arrested for allegedly trying to force himself on a woman passenger after kidnapping her at Hassan Nagar in Hyderabad, police said.
India News | Reported by Siddarth Ranjan Das, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday October 13, 2016
A girl in Madhya Pradesh allegedly set herself on fire on Wednesday after learning that one of the two men accused of kidnapping, raping and trying to kill her has been released on bail.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 10, 2016
Four men have been arrested by the Crime Branch of Delhi Police for allegedly kidnapping the 20-year-old son of a former Municipal Corporation of Delhi councillor and demanding a ransom of Rs 50 crore.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 29, 2016
Delhi Police has arrested a man who was allegedly trying to kidnap a child from outside his school in southeast Delhi's New Friends Colony area by posing as an acquaintance.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday September 21, 2016
Spanish Football Federation president Angel Maria Villar's niece was found dead in Mexico after she was abducted and held for ransom for several days
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 20, 2016
A man, who allegedly kidnapped a six-year-old boy from his school in west Delhi's Mundka to get married to his aunty, has been arrested from Bihar and the child has been rescued, police said.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 20, 2016
A 22-year-old man was arrested on the charge of kidnapping a six-year-old boy to force the child's aunt to marry him, police said on Monday.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 17, 2016
A man was arrested along with his accomplice for allegedly kidnapping a 4-year-old boy, as he wanted a son in his family, police said on Friday.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday September 14, 2016
New Delhi: While the national capital has been infamously tagged the ‘rape capital’ of India, it is now emerging as the ‘abduction capital’. According to the latest data by the National Crime Records Bureau; in 2015, Delhi recorded 21 cases of kidnapping every day, the highest number among all cities in the country. Delhi has recorded 37 in...
India News | Written by Siddharth Ranjan Das | Monday September 12, 2016
Police in Chhattisgarh claim to have solve the kidnapping of a 5-year-old girl who went missing while playing outside her home. Surprisingly, the main accused in the case is a 10-year-old boy.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday September 11, 2016
With a whopping 21 kidnappings every day, Delhi recorded most "kidnappings and abductions" among all cities in the country in 2015, according to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Saturday September 10, 2016
Mohammad Shahabuddin, a former lawmaker from Lalu Yadav's RJD, walked out today after 11 years in jail. He was granted bail earlier this week in a murder case.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday September 9, 2016
The bodies of three persons, including a minor, who were kidnapped by criminal gangs have been recovered at Tura in western part of Meghalaya.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday September 8, 2016
Several credit cards of Japanese journalist Jumpei Yasuda, allegedly kidnapped in Syria in June 2015, were used for online transactions after his disappearance, authorities said on Wednesday.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Friday September 2, 2016
A 62-year-old Indian-origin man wanted in India on suspicion of kidnapping and murdering his friend and business partner in Punjab last year has been tracked to his home in Britain.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 29, 2016
A 31-year-old man has been sent to 10 years in jail for sodomising a nine-year-old boy, with a Delhi court observing that the culprit had not only abused the victim but tormented him.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Sunday August 28, 2016
The dead body of Aditya Mittal, son of a famous builder in Uttar Pradesh, was recovered from a canal near Agra on Friday, a week after he was kidnapped.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday August 26, 2016
Four-year-old Yug, whose skeletal remains were recovered earlier this week from a municipal water tank after being kidnapped two years ago, was subjected to inhuman torture for seven days before he was murdered in cold blood, a CID team investigating the case said today.
Bangalore News | Written by Maya Sharma | Friday August 26, 2016
The son of a top executive of a prominent company, who was kidnapped on Tuesday, has been rescued by police in Bengaluru.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday August 25, 2016
Three children kidnapped after their mother was killed in a remote area outside Los Angeles were found safe on Wednesday as authorities continued to search for the couple wanted in connection with both crimes.
Delhi News | Written by Rashmi Mann | Thursday August 25, 2016
A one-year-old boy was kidnapped from a hospital in north Delhi nine years ago when his mother had gone for a medical check-up. Police say the boy has now been found - after his photograph was recognised at a party. Two people have been arrested for the alleged kidnapping.