Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 09:36
Britain is urging the UN Security Council to adopt a resolution calling on all countries not to pay ransom to kidnappers who use the money to finance terrorist groups.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 19:46
A Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) constable, under suspension for allegedly kidnapping a gambler, was arrested by police along with three others, official sources said today.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 18:24
The British government has issued an unusually stark warning about a cyberscam that locks users out of their computers unless they pay a ransom, saying that tens of millions of people may soon be targeted.
Last Updated: Friday, October 11, 2013, 00:50
A five-year-old boy was abducted, killed and his body chopped and dumped in a jungle when his father failed to pay Rs 4 lakh in ransom, police said.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 23:25
A man has been arrested for allegedly abducting a businessman and demanding`a ransom of Rs one crore from his family, police said on Sunday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013, 23:28
A college student who allegedly made ransom calls to families of three missing Uttarakhand flood victims was arrested on Tuesday, police said.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 29, 2013, 23:51
A 19-year-old boy was arrested on charges of kidnapping an 11-year-old girl and seeking ransom of Rs 1.5 lakh from her father near Gudalur, about 80 kms from here, police said.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013, 23:56
A RJD legislator on Thursday claimed to have received a call demanding Rs 25 lakh and sought immediate arrest of the extortionist.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 17:02
The abductors of the two timber traders and their driver, kidnapped on November 25, have reportedly sent a ransom note demanding Rs 30 lakh for the release of their three hostages, police said.
Last Updated: Monday, November 19, 2012, 19:30
A five-year-old boy was allegedly abducted and murdered by his cousin here, police said.
Last Updated: Friday, November 09, 2012, 13:17
Piyush Patel, a businessman from Kalyan who plotted his fake abduction for ransom from his elder brother has been arrested along with his brother-in-law.
Last Updated: Saturday, October 27, 2012, 13:11
For USD 50,000, a 26-year-old software engineer from Andhra Pradesh kidnapped and killed his family friend`s 10-month-old baby Saanvi.
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