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# kidnapping - Friday 26 July, 2019

Austrian triathlete escapes kidnapping after convincing her captor to let her go

“He was full of hatred,” Nathalie Birli said. “He blindfolded me, forced me to drink wine, and he always held a knife in his hand.”

# kidnapping - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Police release footage of moment 5-month-old baby rescued from kidnapping in UK Kidnapping This post contains videos

Police release footage of moment 5-month-old baby rescued from kidnapping in UK

35-year-old James Dempsey was jailed for 27 months today over the incident.

# kidnapping - Thursday 28 March, 2019

US man pleads guilty to kidnapping girl and killing her parents

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

# kidnapping - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Kidnapping suspect 'kept teenager under bed for nearly three months' after shooting her parents

When Jake Thomas Patterson left the remote cabin on the 88th day of her captivity, Jayme Closs finally made a break for freedom.

# kidnapping - Friday 19 October, 2018

From The42 'Give me a break' - Benzema rubbishes reports of involvement in attempted kidnapping Denial

'Give me a break' - Benzema rubbishes reports of involvement in attempted kidnapping

A former acquaintance who owes Real Madrid’s French striker €50,000 has made the allegation.

# kidnapping - Monday 16 July, 2018

Judge says victims of tiger kidnapping deserve 'enormous respect' as she jails men for total of 52 years

This was the fifth time the case went to trial.

# kidnapping - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Armed raiders pointed gun at boy's head while he had panic attack, court hears

Four men are accused of kidnapping a man’s family and stealing €2.28 million.

# kidnapping - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Man arrested after British model (20) kidnapped, drugged and auctioned on dark web for €250,000

A 30-year-old Polish man has been charged with orchestrating the kidnapping.

# kidnapping - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Man accused of abducting, and stealing savings from, his own elderly father granted bail

Accused James O’Connor is charged with abduction and is also alleged to have stolen over €8,000 of his father’s pension and credit union savings.

# kidnapping - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Westmeath man who kidnapped his ex-partner handed 7-year jail term

At the time of the false imprisonment, the accused would not accept that the relationship was over.

# kidnapping - Friday 28 April, 2017

Cyprus police make arrests in hunt for kidnapped girl

The child’s Norwegian father and Greek Cypriot mother have been engaged in a bitter custody battle.

# kidnapping - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Man wanted on charges of kidnapping his ex-partner surrenders himself to authorities

The man was arrested on a European Arrest Warrant and surrendered to Northern Irish authorities.

# kidnapping - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

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

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

Man convicted of kidnapping ex-partner, jury fails to reach verdict on rape charge

The man allegedly beat and threatened the mother of his children throughout their five-year relationship.

# kidnapping - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

From The42 Uefa vice president's niece found dead after kidnapping RIP

Uefa vice president's niece found dead after kidnapping

The woman’s body was found in Mexico after being held for ransom for several days.

# kidnapping - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Man 'hijacks woman's car' before crashing with her still in it in early morning drama

The incident began at 5am this morning near Dublin Airport.

# kidnapping - Monday 15 August, 2016

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

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

# kidnapping - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Hate mail, attacks and hugs: Ten years after being freed from her kidnapper

“I am not angry,” says Natascha Kampusch

# kidnapping - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Primark kidnapping: 'They offered her sweets... there was a level of planning'

Two teenage girls were detained for three years and three months at a sentencing hearing yesterday.

# kidnapping - Friday 1 July, 2016

Trucker accused of keeping women as sex slaves faces 20 years in prison

Timothy Vafeades allegedly trapped a series of women on his truck the Twilight Express over the course of 30 years.

# kidnapping - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# kidnapping - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Mexican footballer beat his kidnapper up in order to free himself

He threatened and beat his captor while on the phone, demanding to be told where they were.

# kidnapping - Monday 16 May, 2016

Utah father and son arrested after five women lured into house and tied up in basement

It is believed both men had been using methamphetamine heavily.

# kidnapping - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Fake kidnapping case: Kevin McGeever's sentence suspended to not waste more taxpayer money

The property developer was guilty of wasting garda time by giving false information about his own alleged kidnapping.

# kidnapping - Thursday 31 March, 2016

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s what you need to know as you start your day.

# kidnapping - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Big rise in kidnapping, murder threats and sexual offences

But there’s been a massive drop in the number of murders, according to new crime statistics.

# kidnapping - Monday 22 February, 2016

Woman on trial for stealing baby, 18 years after snatching newborn

Zephany Nurse was reunited with her birth family after unwittingly getting to know her biological sister.

# kidnapping - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Jennifer Guinness, survivor of one of Ireland's most notorious kidnappings, has died RIP

# kidnapping - Monday 18 January, 2016

Group of American civilians kidnapped in Iraq

The individuals were taken from an interpreter’s home in Baghdad.

# kidnapping - Monday 4 January, 2016

Concern after five booksellers critical of Chinese government disappear

They are feared to have been detained by Chinese authorities.

# kidnapping - Friday 4 December, 2015

Gardaí want to know if you saw these two vans involved in the tiger kidnapping

There have been calls for cash-in-transit van employees to sit mandatory training in how to deal with situations like a tiger kidnapping.

# kidnapping - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Family found safe and well after tiger kidnapping

A ransom was handed over.

# kidnapping - Monday 30 November, 2015

YouTuber Sam Pepper has released a video featuring a 'prank' murder...

People are outraged. There are fresh calls for Pepper to be banned from the site altogether.

From The Daily Edge Here's why YouTuber Sam Pepper's new 'prank' video has caused so much outrage Kidnapping

Here's why YouTuber Sam Pepper's new 'prank' video has caused so much outrage

There are fresh calls for him to be banned from the site altogether.

# kidnapping - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Well-to-do London couple abducted boy from Nigeria and made him their slave for 24 years

Dr Emmanuel Edet engaged in charity work for children in the developing world, while keeping a Nigerian “house boy” trapped in his home.

# kidnapping - Friday 30 October, 2015

Man suspected of killing 4-year-old Bosnian refugee admits murdering another child

The little boy, a Bosnian refugee, was abducted from a registration centre for asylum seekers.

# kidnapping - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Terrorists release video of tourists kidnapped from Philippine resort

The video shows three men and a woman at gunpoint.

# kidnapping - Monday 7 September, 2015

Mexico's government says corrupt cops kidnapped 43 students and burned them - investigators disagree

The medical and legal experts from Spain and Latin America said they don’t believe the official story.

# kidnapping - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Kidnapped teenage girl found dead in Germany

A ransom for her safe return was set at over €1 million.

# kidnapping - Monday 27 July, 2015

From The42 Former caddie claims Robert Allenby's Hawaii kidnapping story isn't true Allenby Abduction

Former caddie claims Robert Allenby's Hawaii kidnapping story isn't true

Allenby told the media in January that he had been drugged, kidnapped, robbed and beaten following a night out in a Waikiki wine bar.

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