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.
World News | Reuters | Sunday September 13, 2015
Iraq's powerful Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr has condemned the kidnapping of 18 Turkish workers in Baghdad last week and said he was ready to assist the government in securing their release.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 23, 2015
The Supreme Court has upheld death sentence for kidnapping for ransom and said that a surge in such incidents by criminals, terrorist organisation necessitates a stringent punishment.
India News | Reported by Uma Sudhir, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday August 4, 2015
For an Indian who returned from Libya today after being freed by the Islamic State terror group, memories of his captivity are most innocuous. "The sheikh of the captors brought me chappals when I wanted to go to the washroom," Lakshmikant Ramakrishna shared.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday August 4, 2015
A New York judge on Monday scheduled a retrial next year in the 1979 kidnapping and murder of a six-year-old boy that continues to haunt millions of American parents.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 1, 2015
The family members of a teacher, who has been kidnapped in Libya, allegedly by Islamic State (IS) terror group, has sought the Centre's urgent intervention to secure his release.
India News | Tuesday July 21, 2015
A 15-year-old girl whose disappearance was assumed to be a kidnapping and led to a bitter political battle in West Bengal, told a court today that she ran away from home and did not want to return to her parents.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday July 18, 2015
A 35-year-old registered US sex offender was arrested Friday in Maine on suspicion of killing two men, shooting three people and kidnapping a woman in an overnight crime spree.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 17, 2015
A celebrity Chinese 'qigong master' who claimed to conjure snakes from thin air and cure the sick has been held by police on suspicion of kidnapping and murder, reports said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 15, 2015
Delhi Police Crime Branch on Tuesday arrested a dreaded gangster of Uttar Pradesh, who was carrying a reward of Rs 50,000 on his head and was involved in cases of murder, robbery, kidnapping and extortion.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 24, 2015
Bihar's ruling Janata Dal (U) legislator Anant Singh was arrested today in a case of kidnapping and extortion at Bihita in rural Patna.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 6, 2015
Unknown assailants have abducted the daughter of the director of Colombia's National Protection Unit (UNP), the force charged with guarding people at risk of kidnapping or assassination, officials said Friday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 21, 2015
French special forces killed two key jihadist leaders in a raid in Mali, one of whom has been linked to the kidnapping and execution of foreigners, the defence ministry said Wednesday.