Kidnapped minor boy rescued near Nepal border, abductor held

Four-year-old son of a businessman, who was allegedly kidnapped from suburban Kandivali last week, has been rescued near Indo-Nepal border and the former employee of the boy's father arrested, police said on Saturday.

Gunmen kidnap Libya deputy foreign minister

Gunmen kidnapped a Libyan deputy foreign minister from his hotel room on Sunday in the eastern city of Al-Baida where the recognised government is based, a ministry official said.

Abducted child rescued, two held

A five-year-old boy kidnapped from the city for ransom was on Thursday rescued by police and his abductors were arrested, police said.

Boko Haram kidnaps at least 60 in deadly Cameroon attack

Boko Haram fighters from Nigeria on Sunday kidnapped at least 60 people in a new attack in northern Cameroon in which some people were killed, police said.

Happy Birthday Minissha Lamba!
Happy Birthday Minissha Lamba!

Bollywood's glam doll Minissha Lamba who has mesmerized B-town with her charm turns 30 today.

`Virtual kidnapping` scam on the rise in New York

 A new type of crime -- so-called "virtual kidnapping" -- is on the rise, with hundreds of cases in the past year, many among Hispanics, the FBI and New York police warned Tuesday.

IS jihadists claim abduction of 21 Christians in Libya: Monitor

The Islamic State group`s branch in Libya has claimed the abduction of 21 Christians, a monitor reported Monday, as Egypt confirmed that 20 of its citizens were being held in the country.

Libya Islamists abduct 20 Egypt Christians: Govt

 Islamist militants have abducted 20 Egyptian Christians in Libya in recent days, a source close to the government said on Saturday.

Five arrested in Bihar's Gaya over kidnap, gang-rape of Japanese tourist: Police

The police have arrested five men in connection with the alleged abduction and gang-rape of a 23-year-old Japanese tourist, officials said on Saturday.

Boko Haram seizes 40 boys, men in northern Nigeria: Witnesses

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen have kidnapped 40 boys and young men in a remote village in northeast Nigerian Borno state on New Year`s Eve, residents who fled the isolated settlement said on Saturday.

Court acquits man of charge of raping differently abled child in Delhi

A man has been acquitted of charges of raping an 11-year-old differently abled child after kidnapping her by a Delhi court which refused to rely on the girl's testimony as she was suffering from mental retardation and seizure disorder.

Three held for alleged kidnap and murder of advocate in Indore

With the arrest of three persons, the police today has claimed to solve the case of kidnap and murder of an advocate over a Rs 20-crore property dispute.

Delhi: Man gets 1 yr jail for kidnapping minor, freed of rape charge

A Delhi court has sentenced a man to one year in jail for kidnapping a two-year-old girl here but acquitted him of the charges of rape and sexual assault, saying the child was not a competent witness because of her young age and her mother had turned hostile.

Nigeria says reports of latest Islamist kidnap `unverified`

Nigeria`s military on Friday confirmed a deadly attack by Boko Haram in the northeast village of Gumsuri but said reports of a mass kidnapping needed to be verified.

Over 400 kidnapped, 7 still in captivity of pirates: Govt

Fate of seven Indians kidnapped four years ago by pirates operating off Somalia and Nigerian coasts remains unknown and the past six years have seen the abduction of over 400 nationals, the government has said.

Four Jharkhand mines dept officials 'abducted' by Naxalites

Four officials of Jharkhand Mines Department were suspected to have been abducted by Naxalites in West Singhbhum district on Thursday.

Youth from Guntur district kidnapped in Nigeria: AP govt

 A youth from Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, working for a Nigerian company, has been allegedly kidnapped in the African country, a senior police official said on Wednesday.

Indian among three workers kidnapped in Nigeria

An Indian is among three expatriate construction workers who were kidnapped in Nigeria's Bayelsa state, media reported on Saturday.

Drive against East Delhi shops selling SIM cards sans proper verification

Alarmed by the fact that accused in the kidnapping-cum-murder case of 13-year-old Utkarsh here had used pre-activated SIM cards issued on fake documents, police has launched a drive in East Delhi to identify shops where SIM cards are sold without proper verification.

Delhi jeweller's son's killers arrested

 Two people were arrested in connection with the abduction and murder of the 13-year-old son of a jeweller, police said Tuesday.