Kidnapping

  • Four men kidnap, rape a 22-year-old woman in moving car 09-07-2014 11:49 AM

    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...
  • Finance Minister's 11-year-old grandson kidnapped on July 1, police keeps it under wraps 07-07-2014 08:24 AM

    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,...
  • Iraq crisis: Nurses will reach Kochi on Saturday, confirms Kerala CM 04-07-2014 04:59 PM

    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...
  • 46 Indian nurses taken to Mosul by ISIS, families seek help from MEA 04-07-2014 07:56 AM

    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...
  • Nurses safe, Ministry of External Affairs helpful: Kerala CM 03-07-2014 05:39 PM

    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 01-07-2014 12:04 AM

    A local court on Monday issued a warrant of attachment of property of the 12 accused in thea 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...
  • Woman allegedly kidnapped by unidentified men near her house in Meerut 28-06-2014 03:21 PM

    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 Delhi boy rescued from Bareilly 28-06-2014 08:35 AM

    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...
  • Nigerian pop singer offers her virginity to militant group Boko Haram in exchange for the 200 kidnapped school girls 26-06-2014 01:59 PM

    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 23-06-2014 06:12 PM

    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...
  • Safety of Indians in Iraq top priority for MEA, Kerala nurses' families worried 20-06-2014 07:35 AM

    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...
  • Minor girl kidnapped in Firozabad, rescued 19-06-2014 04:05 PM

    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...
  • Message conveyed to India that those missing in Iraq are alive: sources 19-06-2014 02:55 PM

    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 19-06-2014 11:41 AM

    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 18-06-2014 02:52 PM

    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...
  • Israeli leader warns kidnapping saga could drag on 16-06-2014 11:46 PM

    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...
  • SI arrested for involvement in abducting son of a Gujarat-based businessman 16-06-2014 03:54 PM

    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...
  • Delhi Police arrests couple for kidnapping a boy from Bihar 14-06-2014 09:08 PM

    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...
  • 15-year-old girl kidnapped, held captive by relative 14-06-2014 03:01 PM

    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...
  • Police files case against man over kidnapping wife; second wife, brother arrested 14-06-2014 02:50 PM

    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...
  • Modi writes to Jaya, promises safe release of Prem Kumar from Afghan abductors 12-06-2014 02:16 PM

    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...
  • 8-month-old girl sleeping beside her mother at railway station abducted 10-06-2014 08:23 AM

    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...
  • Gang involved in kidnapping, selling children for sacrifice busted 07-06-2014 10:12 PM

    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...
  • Assam businessman who was abducted 3 days ago rescued 06-06-2014 11:56 PM

    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...
  • Jaya writes to PM Modi to secure Indian's release in Afghanistan 05-06-2014 03:25 PM

    Chennai: Tamil Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene and secure Indian NGO worker Father Alexis Prem Kumar's release in Afghanistan. She wrote to Modi asking him to take up the matter at the highest level in Afghanistan so that local authorities can double their...
  • Afghan security forces trying to locate abducted Indian 05-06-2014 01:23 PM

    Herat: The Afghanistan security forces continue to look for the Indian who was abducted in Herat earlier this week. Sources say that aerial search operations are being held to locate the NGO worker. Herat Governor Sayed Fazal Ullah Wahidi told CNN-IBN that the abductors had tried to take Father Alexi...
  • Taliban behind the kidnapping of Indian: Afghanistan Interior Ministry 05-06-2014 09:53 AM

    New Delhi: There has been a possible breakthrough in the kidnapping of Indian NGO worker Father Alexis Prem Kumar in Herat. Afghanistan security forces have arrested one person in connection with the case. The Afghanistan Interior Ministry told CNN-IBN that the Taliban is behind the abduction. Father Prem Kumar was...
  • Taliban video shows handover of US soldier 05-06-2014 08:40 AM

    Kabul: The Taliban have released a video showing the handover of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to US forces in eastern Afghanistan. The video, emailed to media on Wednesday, shows Bergdahl in traditional Afghan clothing sitting in a pickup truck parked on a hillside. More than a dozen Taliban fighters with machineguns...
  • Vaiko writes to PM over abduction of priest in Afghanistan 04-06-2014 12:32 PM

    Chennai: MDMK chief Vaiko has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking his intervention in securing the release of a Jesuit priest from Tamil Nadu, who was abducted by unidentified gunmen in Afghanistan on June 2. In his letter to Modi, Vaiko contended that 47-year-old Fr Alexis Prem Kumar S...
  • No leads on the whereabouts of Indian kidnapped in Herat 04-06-2014 08:13 AM

    New Delhi: There is no breakthrough yet in the case of the kidnapping of Indian an NGO worker in Herat, Afghanistan. The Ministry of External Affairs has said that it is in constant touch with the Afghan government and local authorities that have launched a search operation for Indian Alexis...