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#Kidnapping

# kidnapping - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Kidnapped teenage girl found dead in Germany
# Ransom Note
# Ransom Note

Kidnapped teenage girl found dead in Germany

Aug 18th 2015, 4:17 PM 55,230 Views 36 Comments

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

# kidnapping - Monday 27 July, 2015

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

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

Jul 27th 2015, 12:39 PM 14,914 Views 3 Comments

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

# kidnapping - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Empire State Building to turn red and purple for #BringBackOurGirls campaign
# Bringbackourgirls
# Bringbackourgirls

Empire State Building to turn red and purple for #BringBackOurGirls campaign

Apr 14th 2015, 5:00 PM 10,567 Views 39 Comments

One year on, the 219 schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria are still missing

# kidnapping - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

12-year-old girl escapes unharmed after punching man who grabbed her
# Broad Daylight
# Broad Daylight

12-year-old girl escapes unharmed after punching man who grabbed her

Apr 7th 2015, 1:42 PM 36,123 Views 14 Comments

The man grabbed the girl twice but she managed to fight him off and ran away.

# kidnapping - Friday 6 March, 2015

Here's how many crimes were committed by people on bail last year
# Repeat Offenders
# Repeat Offenders

Here's how many crimes were committed by people on bail last year

Mar 6th 2015, 9:30 PM 11,912 Views 0 Comments

Figures show some 10,600 crimes were committed last year by offenders on bail.

# kidnapping - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Man arrested after 10-year-old boy saves his little sister from abduction
# Kidnapping
# Kidnapping

Man arrested after 10-year-old boy saves his little sister from abduction

Mar 5th 2015, 10:35 PM 68,150 Views 68 Comments

It is believed that yesterday afternoon the man was driving the car and begging for money in the midlands.

# kidnapping - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

French citizens told to get out of Yemen 'as fast as possible'
# Kidnapping
# Kidnapping

French citizens told to get out of Yemen 'as fast as possible'

Feb 24th 2015, 6:00 PM 14,939 Views 52 Comments

It follows the armed kidnapping of a woman this morning in the country’s capital.

# kidnapping - Friday 20 February, 2015

This map shows what Africa's deadliest terror group may be planning next
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

This map shows what Africa's deadliest terror group may be planning next

Feb 20th 2015, 6:15 AM 15,748 Views 24 Comments

The group’s activities are shifting east and concentrating on border areas.

# kidnapping - Friday 30 January, 2015

Trial begins of man accused of kidnapping and killing this boy in 1979
# Etan Patz
# Etan Patz

Trial begins of man accused of kidnapping and killing this boy in 1979

Jan 30th 2015, 5:58 PM 19,170 Views 0 Comments

The situation was one of America’s most famous missing person’s cases.

# kidnapping - 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 6,766 Views 6 Comments

It is unclear which group is behind the latest kidnapping.

# kidnapping - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Four arrested over kidnapping of Carlos Tevez's father
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

Four arrested over kidnapping of Carlos Tevez's father

Sep 7th 2014, 2:41 PM 5,318 Views 0 Comments

The adoptive parent of the Juventus striker was detained for eight hours.

# kidnapping - 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 19,412 Views 59 Comments

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

# kidnapping - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Student uses psychology skills to convince kidnapper to set her free
# Abduction
# Abduction

Student uses psychology skills to convince kidnapper to set her free

Jun 11th 2014, 4:33 PM 25,130 Views 16 Comments

The woman was forced into a car and tied up in a car park near her college campus.

# kidnapping - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Boko Haram kidnap 20 women close to where 300 schoolgirls were abducted in April
# Thousands Killed
# Thousands Killed

Boko Haram kidnap 20 women close to where 300 schoolgirls were abducted in April

Jun 10th 2014, 10:00 AM 5,480 Views 12 Comments

Eyewitnesses say the women were forced into vehicles at gunpoint.

# kidnapping - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Man due in Omagh court over attempt to abduct child outside family home
# Kidnapping
# Kidnapping

Man due in Omagh court over attempt to abduct child outside family home

May 31st 2014, 12:22 PM 11,486 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened on Wednesday and police had been appealing for anyone with information about the man to come forward.

# kidnapping - Friday 23 May, 2014

'I was the punching bag, the sex toy, the maid' - Michelle Knight describes life being held by Ariel Castro
# Survival Story
# Survival Story

'I was the punching bag, the sex toy, the maid' - Michelle Knight describes life being held by Ariel Castro

May 23rd 2014, 11:00 PM 60,022 Views 23 Comments

Knight spoke to RTÉ about her 11 years in captivity in which she became pregnant five times.

# kidnapping - Monday 19 May, 2014

Abu Hamza found guilty of kidnapping and terrorism offences
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Abu Hamza found guilty of kidnapping and terrorism offences

May 19th 2014, 10:50 PM 12,539 Views 60 Comments

Hamza faces a possible life sentence and was accused of being involved in the kidnapping of tourists in Yemen.

# kidnapping - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Nigeria "failed to act" on warnings over Boko Haram kidnappings
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

Nigeria "failed to act" on warnings over Boko Haram kidnappings

May 10th 2014, 1:20 PM 7,259 Views 41 Comments

Amnesty International says that security forces knew about the attack four hours before it happened.

# kidnapping - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Kidnapper releases little boy because he wouldn't stop singing gospel music
# Joyful Joyful
From The Daily Edge
# Joyful Joyful

Kidnapper releases little boy because he wouldn't stop singing gospel music

Apr 24th 2014, 2:08 PM 5,802 Views 2 Comments

The nine-year-old boy sang a gospel song over and over until he was let go.

# kidnapping - Monday 31 March, 2014

Criminals are engaging in less burglary but more kidnapping
# Crime Stats
# Crime Stats

Criminals are engaging in less burglary but more kidnapping

Mar 31st 2014, 4:18 PM 7,559 Views 21 Comments

New crime figures show that, on the whole, crime is down but road deaths remain high.

# kidnapping - Saturday 22 March, 2014

White van-driving kidnappers threatened victim with a crossbow
# Attack
# Attack

White van-driving kidnappers threatened victim with a crossbow

Mar 22nd 2014, 3:06 PM 20,506 Views 13 Comments

A 36-year-old man is recovering after being attacked and forced into the vehicle in Coalisland last evening.

# kidnapping - Friday 31 January, 2014

Ukranian activist says he was tortured and crucified
# Abduction
# Abduction

Ukranian activist says he was tortured and crucified

Jan 31st 2014, 9:49 AM 8,277 Views 11 Comments

Thirty-five-year-old Dmytro Bulatov appeared on national television today, more than a week after being reported missing.

# kidnapping - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Concerns for five aid workers taken away in Syria
# Syria
# Syria

Concerns for five aid workers taken away in Syria

Jan 4th 2014, 9:24 AM 5,565 Views 23 Comments

The Medecins sans Frontieres members have not been heard from since Thursday evening. Meanwhile, Aleppo is gripped by fighting.

# kidnapping - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Somali piracy is down 90 per cent from last year
# High Seas
# High Seas

Somali piracy is down 90 per cent from last year

Dec 15th 2013, 5:00 PM 13,657 Views 19 Comments

New security measures take effect – but there are still “suspicious approaches” to ships.

# kidnapping - Friday 8 November, 2013

Man charged over Louth tiger kidnapping
# Armed Robbery
# Armed Robbery

Man charged over Louth tiger kidnapping

Nov 8th 2013, 9:31 PM 16,463 Views 0 Comments

On 1 August 2011 number of men, at least one of whom was armed, entered the An Post worker’s house and took him and his family hostage.

# kidnapping - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

French hostages released after three years return to France
# Kidnapping
# Kidnapping

French hostages released after three years return to France

Oct 30th 2013, 11:45 AM 8,535 Views 4 Comments

The four men were kidnapped in 2010 by the North African wing of al-Qaida.

# kidnapping - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Two Americans kidnapped by pirates off Nigerian coast
# Pirates
# Pirates

Two Americans kidnapped by pirates off Nigerian coast

Oct 24th 2013, 9:37 PM 11,086 Views 26 Comments

The US Navy and the Marine Corps had not yet received orders to intervene.

# kidnapping - Sunday 13 October, 2013

Madeleine McCann timeline has changed significantly
# Appeal
# Appeal

Madeleine McCann timeline has changed significantly

Oct 13th 2013, 9:09 PM 52,793 Views 236 Comments

A fresh appeal for information will be made on tomorrow night’s UK Crimewatch programme.

# kidnapping - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Ohio kidnapper Ariel Castro may have died in sex act, not suicide
# Kidnapping
# Kidnapping

Ohio kidnapper Ariel Castro may have died in sex act, not suicide

Oct 10th 2013, 4:40 PM 32,082 Views 48 Comments

Reports from the state of Ohio say that guards falsified their observation logs after the kidnapper was found dead in his cell.

Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan freed just hours after kidnapping
# Libya
# Libya

Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan freed just hours after kidnapping

Oct 10th 2013, 11:05 AM 6,532 Views 38 Comments

The pre-dawn seizure of Zeidan came five days after US commandos embarrassed and angered Libya’s government.

# kidnapping - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

New crime figures show fall in sexual offences and burglaries
# CSO
# CSO

New crime figures show fall in sexual offences and burglaries

Sep 24th 2013, 11:00 PM 4,767 Views 49 Comments

New crime statistics shows decline in crime in the twelve months up to June, but there’s a rise in dangerous driving leading to death.

# kidnapping - Sunday 22 September, 2013

What is it like to be a woman kidnapped by the Taliban?
# War On Women
# War On Women

What is it like to be a woman kidnapped by the Taliban?

Sep 22nd 2013, 8:00 AM 10,289 Views 26 Comments

As the Taliban ramps up its’ war on women, one lawmaker has told of her experience of being kidnapped.

# kidnapping - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Column: The tragic killings of Afghan women are treated as mere statistics
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The tragic killings of Afghan women are treated as mere statistics

Sep 18th 2013, 1:00 PM 8 Views 29 Comments

Beatings, disfigurations, kidnappings and murders of women by relatives and armed groups are continuing in Afghanistan. Why are these horrifying crimes being brushed under the carpet? asks Horia Mosadiq.

# kidnapping - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Kate McCann in Portuguese court for libel case against police chief
# Madeleine McCann
# Madeleine McCann

Kate McCann in Portuguese court for libel case against police chief

Sep 12th 2013, 3:26 PM 14,218 Views 0 Comments

The former detective published a book alleging that Madeleine McCann’s parents were involved in her disappearance from a vacation home in 2007.

# kidnapping - Friday 28 June, 2013

False imprisonment cases up, overall crime down in latest stats
# CSO
# CSO

False imprisonment cases up, overall crime down in latest stats

Jun 28th 2013, 2:54 PM 5,396 Views 28 Comments

Significant drops were recorded for weapons and controlled drug offences.

# kidnapping - Friday 10 May, 2013

Column: The Ohio kidnappings bring the issue of ‘missing persons’ into sharp focus
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The Ohio kidnappings bring the issue of ‘missing persons’ into sharp focus

May 10th 2013, 7:00 AM 162 Views 2 Comments

About 4,000 people go missing for a time in Ireland each year – and the emotional impact on their loved ones, who live with ongoing uncertainty and questions, is immense. They must be given proper support, writes, Dermot Browne.

# kidnapping - Thursday 9 May, 2013

Ariel Castro in court, charged with rape and kidnapping
# Found
# Found

Ariel Castro in court, charged with rape and kidnapping

May 9th 2013, 4:07 PM 20,260 Views 0 Comments

Court documents show how Castro lured three women into his vehicle about 10 years ago.

# kidnapping - Monday 22 April, 2013

Second suspect arrested over Indian girl's rape
# India
# India

Second suspect arrested over Indian girl's rape

Apr 22nd 2013, 9:05 AM 8,962 Views 26 Comments

Police in New Dehli have arrested a second suspect in their investigation into the abduction and rape of a five-year-old girl in the city last week.

# kidnapping - Saturday 16 March, 2013

# kidnapping - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Five men formally charged in New Delhi gang-rape
# Murder
# Murder

Five men formally charged in New Delhi gang-rape

Jan 3rd 2013, 1:11 PM 6,679 Views 26 Comments

The men face at least seven charges, including murder, kidnapping, rape, robbery and attempting to destroy evidence.