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#Kidnap

# kidnap - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

All 279 kidnapped Nigerian students released - governor
# Zamfara
# Zamfara

All 279 kidnapped Nigerian students released - governor

Mar 2nd 2021, 7:55 AM 7,232 Views 1 Comment

Nigeria has been rocked by four mass abductions of students in less than three months

# kidnap - Monday 28 September, 2020

Ex-NFL star Joe Montana and wife block attempted kidnapping of grandchild
# Malibu
# Malibu

Ex-NFL star Joe Montana and wife block attempted kidnapping of grandchild

Sep 28th 2020, 7:13 AM 52,728 Views 12 Comments

Police say the woman fled the home but was later arrested. She faces kidnapping and burglary charges.

# kidnap - Friday 6 December, 2019

Man (34) facing life in prison in UK over string of 'horrific' attacks on women and children
# Joseph McCann
# Joseph McCann

Man (34) facing life in prison in UK over string of 'horrific' attacks on women and children

Updated Dec 6th 2019, 5:33 PM 32,122 Views 0 Comments

Joseph McCann moved across five force areas as he evaded police for 15 days.

# kidnap - Thursday 28 March, 2019

US man pleads guilty to kidnapping girl and killing her parents
# Jayme Closs
# Jayme Closs

US man pleads guilty to kidnapping girl and killing her parents

Mar 28th 2019, 2:04 PM 22,886 Views 0 Comments

The 13-year-old victim was held captive in a remote cabin for three months.

# kidnap - Friday 1 February, 2019

Man jailed for 18 years over €92k robbery in which three women were abducted from home
# Tiger Kidnap
# Tiger Kidnap

Man jailed for 18 years over €92k robbery in which three women were abducted from home

Feb 1st 2019, 6:22 PM 13,349 Views 19 Comments

Three women were tied up and abducted during the 2014 incident.

# kidnap - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Ransom demanded for Norwegian millionaire's wife after suspected kidnapping
# Anne Hagen
# Anne Hagen

Ransom demanded for Norwegian millionaire's wife after suspected kidnapping

Jan 9th 2019, 1:05 PM 33,426 Views 12 Comments

Anne Hagen has been missing since 31 October last year.

# kidnap - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

'I played while my father was in the hands of bandits': Mikel reveals kidnap ordeal overshadowed Argentina clash
# Emotional Toll
From The42
# Emotional Toll

'I played while my father was in the hands of bandits': Mikel reveals kidnap ordeal overshadowed Argentina clash

Jul 3rd 2018, 12:35 PM 8,638 Views 8 Comments

The Nigerian captain was told to call kidnappers hours before last Tuesday’s World Cup group D meeting kicked off.

# kidnap - Monday 5 February, 2018

A man in Florida has been arrested for attempting to kidnap Lana Del Rey
# Lana Del Rey
From The Daily Edge
# Lana Del Rey

A man in Florida has been arrested for attempting to kidnap Lana Del Rey

Feb 5th 2018, 8:35 PM 4,140 Views 0 Comments

He was found in possession of a knife and tickets to a Lana Del Rey concert.

# kidnap - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

94-year-old Arizona woman frees herself from attempted kidnap after seven hours locked in boot of car
# Phoenix
# Phoenix

94-year-old Arizona woman frees herself from attempted kidnap after seven hours locked in boot of car

Nov 8th 2017, 9:20 PM 19,477 Views 13 Comments

The elderly woman was locked in the boot of her own car by a man, who then drove the car to a nearby shopping complex and parked it there.

# kidnap - Monday 7 August, 2017

British model speaks of 'terrifying' kidnap in Italy after allegedly facing sale as sex slave
# Chloe Ayling
# Chloe Ayling

British model speaks of 'terrifying' kidnap in Italy after allegedly facing sale as sex slave

Aug 7th 2017, 2:38 PM 49,754 Views 0 Comments

Chloe Ayling spoke to reporters back in London yesterday.

# kidnap - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Footage shows moment woman chained up for two months by serial killer is rescued
# South Carolina
# South Carolina

Footage shows moment woman chained up for two months by serial killer is rescued

Jun 11th 2017, 4:58 PM 58,782 Views 14 Comments

South Carolina prosecutors released several videos, dozens of pictures and hundreds of pages of evidence against serial killer Todd Kohlhepp.

# kidnap - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Five dead as militants attack Philippine tourist island
# Bohol
# Bohol

Five dead as militants attack Philippine tourist island

Apr 11th 2017, 7:38 AM 23,270 Views 15 Comments

At least one policeman was confirmed killed in the fight.

# kidnap - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Man threatened to cut off penis of man he wrongly thought was a sex offender
# Abduction
# Abduction

Man threatened to cut off penis of man he wrongly thought was a sex offender

Dec 21st 2016, 9:37 PM 19,874 Views 19 Comments

Morgan Doran was one of four men who abducted a young man they wrongly believed sexually assaulted a girl.

# kidnap - Friday 9 December, 2016

Woman says partner kidnapped and raped her after she left him
# Barring Order
# Barring Order

Woman says partner kidnapped and raped her after she left him

Dec 9th 2016, 6:28 PM 18,660 Views 0 Comments

She alleged that the man regularly beat her and locked her and their children in their apartment for hours at a time.

# kidnap - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Kidnapped California woman found tied up at the side of a road was branded by captors
# Abduction
# Abduction

Kidnapped California woman found tied up at the side of a road was branded by captors

Dec 1st 2016, 11:34 AM 52,117 Views 23 Comments

Sherri Papini was abducted while jogging and found three weeks later.

# kidnap - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

'Caught red-handed': Teacher held for trying to sell 13-year-old schoolgirl
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

'Caught red-handed': Teacher held for trying to sell 13-year-old schoolgirl

Nov 23rd 2016, 10:05 PM 36,553 Views 0 Comments

Galyna Kovalenko, 52, faces up to 15 years in jail if found guilty.

# kidnap - Friday 28 October, 2016

Former restaurant manager suspected in the kidnapping of millionaire hotel magnate
# Kidnap
# Kidnap

Former restaurant manager suspected in the kidnapping of millionaire hotel magnate

Oct 28th 2016, 2:36 PM 15,572 Views 1 Comment

Jacqueline Veyrac (76) was found bound in the back of a van in Nice two days after being kidnapped.

# kidnap - Friday 26 August, 2016

Bolivian minister beaten to death by striking miners
# Violent Demonstrations
# Violent Demonstrations

Bolivian minister beaten to death by striking miners

Aug 26th 2016, 8:04 AM 22,780 Views 64 Comments

Deputy Interior Minister Rodolfo Illanes was kidnapped and then killed by his captors.

# kidnap - Monday 15 August, 2016

South African woman jailed for 10 years for kidnapping baby she raised as her own
# Zephany Nurse
# Zephany Nurse

South African woman jailed for 10 years for kidnapping baby she raised as her own

Aug 15th 2016, 1:46 PM 25,697 Views 33 Comments

The girl’s real identity came to light in February 2015, when her younger biological sister began attending the same school.

# kidnap - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Teenage girls admit to kidnapping two-year-old girl from Primark in Newcastle
# Child Snatching
# Child Snatching

Teenage girls admit to kidnapping two-year-old girl from Primark in Newcastle

Jun 7th 2016, 12:35 PM 29,046 Views 0 Comments

A more serious charge of intent to commit a sexual offence was dropped.

# kidnap - Monday 8 June, 2015

New York puts bounty on the heads of two escaped murderers after "Shawshank" style breakout
# Manhunt
# Manhunt

New York puts bounty on the heads of two escaped murderers after "Shawshank" style breakout

Jun 8th 2015, 7:17 AM 19,468 Views 20 Comments

David Sweat and Richard Matt cut through steel walls to make their getaway.

# kidnap - Saturday 18 April, 2015

Man charged with kidnap, rape and murder of girl (9) snatched from playground
# Rip Chloe
# Rip Chloe

Man charged with kidnap, rape and murder of girl (9) snatched from playground

Apr 18th 2015, 1:02 PM 24,157 Views 0 Comments

Zbigniew Huminski was arrested on Wednesday.

# kidnap - Monday 2 March, 2015

Two arrested on suspicion of murder following disappearance of Becky Watts
# Findbecky
# Findbecky

Two arrested on suspicion of murder following disappearance of Becky Watts

Mar 2nd 2015, 5:32 PM 18,197 Views 7 Comments

The man and woman had previously been arrested on suspicion of kidnap.

# kidnap - Monday 23 February, 2015

89 boys abducted by armed soldiers while doing their exams
# South Sudan
# South Sudan

89 boys abducted by armed soldiers while doing their exams

Feb 23rd 2015, 6:00 PM 13,832 Views 36 Comments

UNICEF says that armed soldiers searched the area house by house.

# kidnap - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Boko Haram kidnap 60 people, mostly women and children, in cross-border attack
# Cameroon
# Cameroon

Boko Haram kidnap 60 people, mostly women and children, in cross-border attack

Jan 18th 2015, 7:42 PM 8,797 Views 54 Comments

The Islamist militants ‘burst into two villages and torched homes’.

Aussie golfer Allenby 'glad to survive' apparent kidnap from a Honolulu wine bar
# Allenby Abduction
From The42
# Allenby Abduction

Aussie golfer Allenby 'glad to survive' apparent kidnap from a Honolulu wine bar

Jan 18th 2015, 8:39 AM 5,435 Views 0 Comments

The Melbourne man was returned to safety by some kindly Hawaiian strangers.

# kidnap - Monday 22 September, 2014

Frenchman kidnapped by terrorists in Algeria
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Frenchman kidnapped by terrorists in Algeria

Sep 22nd 2014, 9:43 PM 6,763 Views 6 Comments

It is unclear which group is behind the latest kidnapping.

# kidnap - Friday 11 July, 2014

"They beat me with their fists, a chair, anything they could find. They stubbed out cigarettes on my leg and electrocuted me."
# Kidnapping
# Kidnapping

"They beat me with their fists, a chair, anything they could find. They stubbed out cigarettes on my leg and electrocuted me."

Jul 11th 2014, 8:03 AM 19,409 Views 59 Comments

Amnesty International says the bulk of the kidnappings are carried out by pro-Russian rebels.

# kidnap - Monday 16 June, 2014

Israel arrests Palestinian politician in giant manhunt for kidnapped teenagers
# Tensions
# Tensions

Israel arrests Palestinian politician in giant manhunt for kidnapped teenagers

Jun 16th 2014, 7:58 AM 6,012 Views 164 Comments

More than 150 Palestinians have been arrested in the search for the three teenagers who were snatched from a settlement on Thursday night.

# kidnap - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Chemical watchdog denies claim from Syrian government its team has been kidnapped
# OPCW
# OPCW

Chemical watchdog denies claim from Syrian government its team has been kidnapped

May 27th 2014, 11:52 AM 3,666 Views 1 Comment

All members are “safe”, and are currently returning to base after an attack.

# kidnap - Friday 23 May, 2014

Californian man charged with decade-long kidnap of ex-girlfriend's daughter
# United States
# United States

Californian man charged with decade-long kidnap of ex-girlfriend's daughter

May 23rd 2014, 7:42 AM 10,121 Views 9 Comments

Garcia allegedly groomed her while still living with her mother, and then kidnapped her after a fight.

# kidnap - Friday 18 April, 2014

Assault victim kidnapped by group of men, taken to town's outskirts for beating
# Police Appeal
# Police Appeal

Assault victim kidnapped by group of men, taken to town's outskirts for beating

Apr 18th 2014, 10:10 AM 10,445 Views 97 Comments

The 28-year-old man was injured during an assault that took place in fields on the outskirts of Coleraine.

# kidnap - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Two women arrested this morning over the Jean McConville case have been released
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Two women arrested this morning over the Jean McConville case have been released

Apr 17th 2014, 7:53 PM 9,572 Views 0 Comments

The women, aged 57 and 60, were questioned at Antrim police station.

# kidnap - Monday 4 November, 2013

Family of young Irish boy abducted to Egypt want help from Government
# Faris Heeney
# Faris Heeney

Family of young Irish boy abducted to Egypt want help from Government

Nov 4th 2013, 9:07 AM 15,207 Views 47 Comments

Six-year-old Faris Heeney was kidnapped by his uncle in 2009 and taken to Egypt where he remains with his father.

# kidnap - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Victim, 16, tells her Ask.fm followers about her kidnap and family's murder
# California
# California

Victim, 16, tells her Ask.fm followers about her kidnap and family's murder

Aug 14th 2013, 6:00 PM 34,708 Views 36 Comments

Hannah Anderson went online barely 48 hours after her rescue last Saturday following a manhunt across the United States.

# kidnap - Friday 9 August, 2013

Turkey tells citizens to leave Lebanon after two Turkish pilots kidnapped
# Kidnap
# Kidnap

Turkey tells citizens to leave Lebanon after two Turkish pilots kidnapped

Aug 9th 2013, 4:06 PM 4,484 Views 6 Comments

Lebanese policemen stand guard outside a hotel where the rest of the Turkish Airlines crew are staying.

# kidnap - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Ariel Castro sentenced to life without parole
# Ariel Castro
# Ariel Castro

Ariel Castro sentenced to life without parole

Aug 1st 2013, 7:02 PM 12,673 Views 36 Comments

Judge Michael Russo imposed the hefty sentence for an aggravated murder charge laid after Castro forcibly terminated the pregnancies of one of his captives.

# kidnap - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Photos: Kevin McGeever charged in court with wasting garda time
# Kidnap
# Kidnap

Photos: Kevin McGeever charged in court with wasting garda time

Jul 24th 2013, 2:11 PM 11,375 Views 0 Comments

MCGeever appeared in court in Roscommon today to face charges in relation to his alleged kidnapping.

# kidnap - Monday 15 July, 2013

China rape victim's mother wins damages over labour camp
# China
# China

China rape victim's mother wins damages over labour camp

Jul 15th 2013, 10:00 AM 12,510 Views 11 Comments

The mother of a child who was kidnapped, raped and forced into prostitution had been sent to labour camp because of her demands that her daughter’s attackers be punished.

# kidnap - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Jul 9th 2013, 8:47 AM 8,700 Views 16 Comments

Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.

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