Abduction accused mowed down while escaping police custody

An accused in an abduction case was mowed down by a speeding dumper outside Okhla police station while he was allegedly trying to escape police custody.

Minor gang-raped in UP; Three arrested

A 15-year-old girl was kidnapped and gang-raped by four persons following which three of them were arrested on Friday in Badaut police station area here, officials said.

Delhi Court acquits youth of charges of kidnapping, raping minor

 A youth has been acquitted of the charges of kidnapping and raping a minor after enticing her to marry him by a Delhi court, which said he was not on the wrong side of the law and the girl had voluntarily gone with him.

Hong Kong police nab suspect in massive hunt for kidnappers

 Hong Kong police on Monday arrested one of six suspects who fled with millions in ransom money after a kidnap, the city`s new police commissioner Stephen Lo said.

40 bandits kidnap 7 policemen in Pak; PM orders rescue

At least seven policemen were on Sunday kidnapped by around 40 "dacoits" who stormed a police post in Pakistan's Punjab province, prompting Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to order their rescue.

Hong Kong Police search country park for kidnappers

Hundreds of heavily-armed officers are searching one of Hong Kong`s rural country parks in a massive operation to hunt down six men who fled with millions in ransom money after a kidnap, local media have reported.

Hong Kong police hunt kidnap gang that fled with $3.6 mn ransom

Hong Kong police on Wednesday launched a city-wide hunt for a gang that made off with a ransom of HK$28 million ($3.6 million) paid by the family of a 29-year-old kidnap victim.

Nigeria claims rescue of nearly 300 women and girls from Boko Haram

Nigerian troops rescued nearly 300 girls and women during an offensive against Boko Haram fighters in the northeastern Sambisa Forest, the military said.

Delhi court acquits man of charges of kidnapping, raping girl

A Delhi court has acquitted a man of the charges of kidnapping and raping a girl after she stated that she had willingly married him.

Kidnapped trio in DR Congo are subcontractors to UN mission: UN

Three men kidnapped in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo work for a specialised private firm subcontracted by the UN anti-mine service, the UN mission in the country said Friday.

Atleast 2,000 women and girls kidnapped by Boko Haram: Amnesty
Atleast 2,000 women and girls kidnapped by Boko Haram: Amnesty

 Boko Haram has kidnapped at least 2,000 women and girls since the beginning of last year, Amnesty International said on Tuesday, a year on from the mass abduction of 219 Nigerian schoolgirls.

Spain jihadists suspected of planning kidnaps, execution: Judge

A gang suspected of links to the Islamic State group planned possible kidnappings, an execution and attacks on Jewish shops and public buildings in Spain, an investigating judge said Friday.

Insurgents release 300 kidnapped Syrian Kurds: Kurdish official

 Islamist insurgents have released 300 Kurdish men in the country`s north who were taken captive on Sunday, a Kurdish official said on Monday.

Islamists kidnap about 300 Kurds in Syria: Kurdish officials
Islamists kidnap about 300 Kurds in Syria: Kurdish officials

Islamist fighters on Monday kidnapped some 300 Kurdish civilians at a checkpoint in northwestern Syria, Kurdish officials and a local journalist told AFP.

Israel ends West Bank manhunt after `missing` man found

Israel called off a search for one of its citizens feared snatched by Palestinian militants after he was found alive in a West Bank settlement, police said early Friday.

Israel launches West Bank manhunt over kidnap fears

Israeli security forces were sweeping villages Thursday near Hebron in the southern West Bank fearing that a missing Israeli may have been kidnapped by Palestinian militants, the army said.

Czech women kidnapped in Pakistan freed after 2 years

Two female Czech tourists kidnapped in Pakistan in 2013 have been released and have returned to the Czech Republic, Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said on Saturday.

Boko Haram kidnapped hundreds in northern Nigeria town: Residents

 Boko Haram militants have kidnapped more than 400 women and children from the northern Nigerian town of Damasak that was freed this month by troops from Niger and Chad, residents said on Tuesday.

Kidnapped Delhi boy returns home

The 11-year-old son of a central Delhi-based businessman, who was allegedly abducted from near his Patel Nagar residence on Saturday evening, was left near the same place by the kidnappers in the wee hours of Sunday.

Woman ASI suspended for not acting on kidnap complaint of nun

A 22-year-old nun escaped after she was allegedly kidnapped by men in an autorickhaw here and her bid to file a police complaint delayed on jurisdictional ground, following which a woman Assistant Sub-Inspector has been suspended, police said on Thursday.