13 held for abducting villagers, beating cops in Chhattisgarh

As many as 13 people of a village were arrested for allegedly abducting seven persons from a neighbouring village and attacking police personnel in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district, police said on Monday.

Turks kidnapped in Baghdad appear in video promising their release

 Sixteen Turkish workers abducted in Baghdad earlier this month have appeared in an online video promising their release, days after the U.N. backed a deal to extricate Syrian villagers under siege from rebels supported by Ankara.

Iraq's top Shi'ite cleric condemns kidnapping of Turkish workers

 Iraq`s top Shi`ite cleric on Saturday condemned the abduction of 18 Turkish workers from Baghdad last week after the release of a video showed the hostages held by Shi`ite gunmen who threatened to attack Turkish interests.

Sixteen Turkish workers kidnapped in Baghdad

 Sixteen Turkish workers were kidnapped by masked men in northeastern Baghdad on Wednesday, Iraq`s Interior Ministry said.

UP: School girl kidnapped, dumped in train toilet

 A class XI school girl was on Tuesday kidnapped allegedly by unidentified persons and was later recovered from a train toilet at Bilpur railway station, police said here.

Kidnap, rape of 9-year-old girl: Couple and youth jailed in Delhi

 A couple and a youth have been sentenced to varying jail terms for the offences of raping and kidnapping a minor girl by a Delhi court which relied on the testimonies of the victim and her father, saying they were "convincing and truthful".

Bihar's mukhiya kidnapped by unidentifed persons

A mukhiya has been kidnapped by unidentified persons from a village under Karjain police station area in Bihar's Supaul district, a police officer said on Wednesday.

Bihar: Naxals kidnap school boy from hostel, release him later

Suspected Naxalites kidnapped a student from a reputed residential school in Maoist-hit Jamui district in the wee hours of Thursday.

Bihar: Maoists kidnap schoolboy, return him with injuries

Suspected Maoists on Wednesday night kidnapped a student of the Simultala Resident School in the Jamui district of Bihar, before returning him in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Youth kidnapped, killed by juvenile hostel mate

An 18-year-old youth was kidnapped and killed by his juvenile hostel mate here over an old enmity, police said on Friday.

Colombian anti-kidnap chief's daughter released

The daughter of the head of Colombia's National Protection Unit, the force charged with guarding potential kidnap and assassination victims, has been released by her abductors, President Juan Manuel Santos has said.

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.