Kidnapping

  • Boko Haram kidnap Cameroon vice PM's wife 22 hours 16 minutes ago

    Islamic Boko Haram militants have abducted the wife of Cameroon's Vice Prime Minister Amadou Ali in an attack Sunday, an official said. The Islamic group attacked the vice prime minister's home and kidnapped his wife in the northern town of Kolofata, lying along the Nigerian border, Xinhua reported citing Issa Tchiroma...
  • Nizamuddinpur woman stripped in public, now arrested for kidnapping 4 days ago

    The woman who was stripped and assaulted publically in Bihar for allegedly kidnapping and murdering two men was arrested Thursday, officials said. The arrest came three days after she went missing from a Patna hospital where she was undergoing treatment for the injuries. Sangita Devi, in her 40s, was stripped and assaulted...
  • Two get 10 years jail term for kidnapping, raping a woman 5 days ago

    A local court in Ballia sentenced two persons to 10 years imprisonment in a six-year-old case of kidnapping and rape. The victim was abducted from Bansdeeh area and raped in Varanasi by Sandeep and Chottelal Rajbhar in November 2008, prosecution sources said. After hearing both the parties, Additional District Judge Ashwini Kumar...
  • Woman stripped, assaulted in Bihar, CM orders probe July 17, 2014

    A middle-aged woman was stripped and assaulted in public in Bihar's Jehanabad district for allegedly kidnapping two men whose bodies were found later, police said. The opposition termed the incident "return of jungle raj", while Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi Thursday ordered a probe. Police said Sangita Devi, in her 40s,...
  • Mumbai: Police constable arrested for kidnapping, extortion July 17, 2014

    Mumbai: A constable attached to the Taloja police station was arrested by the Navi Mumbai police on Wednesday night for kidnapping and extortion. The constable had allegedly threatened a 29-year-old lady by saying that there was a case against her. He then forced her to accompany her on his motorbike and...
  • Kidnapped grandson of Bihar finance minister Bijendra Yadav rescued July 10, 2014

    The grandson of Bihar Finance Minister Bijendra Yadav, who was allegedly kidnapped on his way to school on July 1, was on Wednesday found in Katarwa village of Madhepura district, a senior police officer said. 12-year-old Manish Kumar was found by the police from a village under Pharahi police station in...
  • Four men kidnap, rape a 22-year-old woman in moving car July 9, 2014

    A 22-year-old woman was allegedly kidnapped and raped by four men in a moving car in Ghaziabad, police said on Wednesday. "The woman was kidnapped by the four men on Monday night from Vasundhara Sector 16 in Ghaziabad, following which she was raped by them in a moving car. She was...
  • Finance Minister's 11-year-old grandson kidnapped on July 1, police keeps it under wraps July 7, 2014

    Bihar Finance Minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav's grandson has been kidnapped from Pipra block area of Supaul district of the state, police said. The incident happened on July 1 but it came to light on Sunday as the police had kept it under wraps to trace the kidnappers. Confirming the incident, Supaul SP...
  • Iraq crisis: Nurses will reach Kochi on Saturday, confirms Kerala CM July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Friday confirmed that all the 46 Indian nurses who are now free from the clutches of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants will reach India on Saturday in a special aircraft. Chandy said that the nurses were on their way to...
  • 46 Indian nurses taken to Mosul by ISIS, families seek help from MEA July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Forty-six Indian nurses in Tikrit have been taken away by ISIS militants to an old building somewhere in Mosul. CNN-IBN is in touch with the nurses, who have said that they are safe for the moment and so far the militants have treated them well. "We have been taken...
  • Nurses safe, Ministry of External Affairs helpful: Kerala CM July 3, 2014

    Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy confirmed that the nurses stranded in Iraq were safe and that the Ministry of External Affairs was really helpful in dealing with the crisis. ...
  • Hingora kidnapping: Accused's property attached July 1, 2014

    A local court on Monday issued a warrant of attachment of property of the 12 accused in the a case relating to abduction of a Gujarat industrialist in which the kidnappers had allegedly taken Rs 9 crore as ransom. Chief Judicial Magistrate Brajesh Kumar issued the warrants against prime accused Chandan Sonar,...
  • Woman allegedly kidnapped by unidentified men near her house in Meerut June 28, 2014

    A 26-year-old woman was allegedly kidnapped by unidentified men near her house in Daurala area in Meerut, police said on Saturday. The incident took place last night when the woman came out of her house along with her mother to dump garbage, they said. "Some assailants came in a car, kidnapped the...
  • Kidnapped Delhi boy rescued from Bareilly June 28, 2014

    A seven-year-old boy who was kidnapped from the New Delhi Railway station earlier this month has been rescued from Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly area, police said Friday. Sajan, who had come to the station with a relative to receive his mother, was kidnapped June 5 by Manjeet Chauhan, who pretended to be...
  • Nigerian pop singer offers her virginity to militant group Boko Haram in exchange for the 200 kidnapped school girls June 26, 2014

    A 23-year-old Nigerian pop singer has offered her virginity to the militant group Boko Haram in exchange for the kidnapped Chibok girls. "They are between 12 and15 year old girls for Christ sake. I am older and more experienced. Even if 10 to12 men have to take me every night,...
  • Court awards life sentence to three accused in 2012 murder case June 23, 2014

    A local court in Bihar on Monday sentenced three persons to life imprisonment in connection with a murder of a 10-year-old boy in 2012. Additional District and Sessions Judge of Banka, Sanjay Kumar Singh, passed the order after finding them guilty of murdering the boy. According to the prosecution, Krishnanand was kidnapped...
  • Safety of Indians in Iraq top priority for MEA, Kerala nurses' families worried June 20, 2014

    New Delhi/Kottayam: There is no concrete breakthrough in the abduction of 40 Indians kidnapped in Iraq, but the Ministry of External Affairs has hinted that it knows the location of the citizens. The Iraqi government has also confirmed the news of the kidnapping of the Indians. The safety and return of...
  • Minor girl kidnapped in Firozabad, rescued June 19, 2014

    A 14-year-old girl was allegedly kidnapped by five youths in Uttar area, following which she was rescued by the police. The incident took place last night when the youths, travelling in a truck, kidnapped the girl from Kotla Road, Circle Officer (City) Rajesh Chaudhary said. The girl started shouting, following which the...
  • Message conveyed to India that those missing in Iraq are alive: sources June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: India has been conveyed the message that the Indian nationals who were kidnapped in Mosul in Iraq are alive, according to sources. 40 Indians have been kidnapped in Iraq. Most of those abducted by the ISIS are construction workers from Punjab. Their families will meet External Affairs Minister...
  • Centre committed to bringing back Indians abducted in Iraq, assures Sushma June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday assured that the government was putting in all efforts to trace the Indians abducted in Iraq and bring them back home. She added that she would be meeting the anxious family members of people who have allegedly been abducted by...
  • Kidnapped banker in Meghalaya rescued after gunfight June 18, 2014

    Shillong: A kidnapped bank official in Meghalaya was rescued Wednesday after a gunfight with his abductors in the West Garo Hills district, police said. Arvind Kumar, manager at State Bank of India's Ampati branch, was kidnapped at gunpoint by three unidentified men from Garobadha area while he was going towards his...
  • Israeli leader warns kidnapping saga could drag on June 16, 2014

    Jerusalem: Israel's prime minister says it could take time to locate three teenagers who went missing nearly four days ago and are believed to have been abducted by Palestinian militants in the West Bank. Benjamin Netanyahu told reporters that the country "has to be prepared for the possibility" that the crisis...
  • SI arrested for involvement in abducting son of a Gujarat-based businessman June 16, 2014

    A Sub-Inspector of Golmuri police station Nagmani Singh was arrested in Jamshedpur by a CID team of Patna in connection with the abduction of a Gujarat-based businessman's son Sohail Hingora from Daman in October last, a police officer said. A three-member CID team of Patna arrived here on Sunday and arrested...
  • Delhi Police arrests couple for kidnapping a boy from Bihar June 14, 2014

    A husband-wife duo, who had allegedly masterminded the kidnapping of their employer's 14-year-old son in Patna and were hiding in the national capital, were arrested by the Delhi police. Girish Pathak and his wife Anamika were arrested by the Crime Branch team of Delhi police from Sarai Kale Khan on Thursday,...
  • 15-year-old girl kidnapped, held captive by relative June 14, 2014

    A 15-year-old girl was allegedly kidnapped from Mohammadpur area and held captive by her relative, police said in Barabanki on Friday. The girl was kidnapped by her uncle Pappu and his aide KD on June 10 when she was going to attend a marriage function and they took her to Prakash...
  • Police files case against man over kidnapping wife; second wife, brother arrested June 14, 2014

    Almost a year after the abduction of a woman teacher in Muzaffarnagar, a case has been registered against her husband, his second wife along with his brother who are at large, police said on Friday. The case was lodged yesterday against Ather Khan, his wife Rubina and brother Khizer, following a...
  • Modi writes to Jaya, promises safe release of Prem Kumar from Afghan abductors June 14, 2014

    Chennai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written a letter to Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa on the abduction of a Christian missionary Alexis Prem Kumar by Taliban at Herat in Afghanistan. In a letter dated June 5, he said, "I thank you for your letter of June 4. I too...
  • 8-month-old girl sleeping beside her mother at railway station abducted June 10, 2014

    An eight-month-old girl was allegedly abducted while she was sleeping beside her mother outside Durgapura Railway station in Jaipur, police said. The toddler, Kajal, was abducted by an unknown person on the intervening night of June 7-8, the police said. Her mother, Santosh Devi, who works as a rag-picker near the railway...
  • Gang involved in kidnapping, selling children for sacrifice busted June 7, 2014

    A gang allegedly involved in kidnapping children and selling them for sacrifice was busted on Saturday in Mufassil police station area in Bihar's Katihar district. Mufassil SHO Tuntun Paswan said the kingpin of the gang, Dilip Rishi, was caught by suspicious villagers along with two accomplices who were taking an eight-year-old...
  • Assam businessman who was abducted 3 days ago rescued June 7, 2014

    An Assam-based businessman, abducted three days ago from Sahibganj railway station, was on Friday rescued and two persons were arrested in this connection, police said in Sahibganj. Businessman Onkarmal Agarwal was rescued from the custody of Samu Hansda and Sonu Murmu at Goranda village under Borio police station in Sahibganj district,...