KIDNAPPING

  • One-year-old Abhinav's family takes to social media to trace their missing child October 8, 2014

    Noida: Worried parents of one-year-old Abhinav who has been missing since the last 11 days have now taken to social media to find their child. Abhinav had gone missing from near his Noida home last week. His mother Priyanka says Abhinav and other children in the locality had gathered to...
  • Kidnapping case: Police trying to identify Jahnvi's abductors October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police is trying to identify the abductors of three-year-old Jahnvi, who was found on Sunday in a Janakpuri market after she went missing from India Gate on September 28. "It is not easy for the little girl to recognise the people who abducted her and kept her...
  • Did an intensive social media campaign help this couple find their missing daughter? October 6, 2014

    Three-year-old Jahnvi, who went missing from the capital, is now back with her family after eight days. But there are still no clear answers on where she was. As Jhanvi returned with her head shaved, there are some who are suggesting the intense social media campaign to find her spooked...
  • Kidnapping case: Thank the media and police for helping us, says 3-year-old girl's mother October 6, 2014

    Three-year-old Jahnvi who went missing from India Gate on September 28 was found in Janakpuri on Sunday. Jahnvi was found with her head shaved and a placard around her neck at a market. The placard had her name and her father's mobile number. ...
  • Nagpur: 8yearold kidnapped boy dead, 2 arrested September 3, 2014

    Nagpur: An eightyearold boy named Yug Chandak, who went missing two days ago, was found dead in a drain in Nagpur on Wednesday. The body was recovered with severe head injuries and two accused in the case have been arrested, but not before angry locals protested outside a local police...
  • Nagpur: 8yearold abducted boy found dead, 2 arrested September 3, 2014

    Nagpur: An eightyearold boy, who went missing two days ago, was found dead in a drain in Nagpur on Wednesday. The body was recovered with severe head injuries and two accused in the case have been arrested. The eightyearold was the son of a prominent local dentist who was kidnapped two...
  • Neighbours abduct, gangrape 15yearold girl; booked August 6, 2014

    A 15yearold girl was allegedly abducted and gangraped by her neighbours in Kankar Keda village in Meerut, police said. The incident took place on Sunday when the girl who had gone to a nearby market was abducted by her neighbours Wasim and Idreesh, police said, adding, they took her to an...
  • Two sentenced for life in kidnapping, rape case August 2, 2014

    Two persons have been sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court for kidnapping and raping a girl six years ago. Special Additional District and Sessions Judge (SC/ST act) S.P Arvind also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 each on Pradip Verma and Raja on Thursday. The two had kidnapped the girl...
  • Libya exdeputy PM kidnapped: Family July 30, 2014

    Triploli: An armed group abducted a former Libyan deputy prime minister and newlyelected MP, Mustapha Abu Shagur, in the capital Tripoli on Tuesday, his nephew said. "Men in three cars kidnapped my uncle from his house and took him away to an unknown destination," Issam alNaass told AFP. "Twenty minutes before his...
  • Boko Haram kidnap Cameroon vice PM's wife July 27, 2014

    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 July 24, 2014

    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 July 23, 2014

    A local court in Ballia sentenced two persons to 10 years imprisonment in a sixyearold 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 middleaged 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 29yearold 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. 12yearold Manish Kumar was found by the police from a village under Pharahi police station in...
  • Four men kidnap, rape a 22yearold woman in moving car July 9, 2014

    A 22yearold 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 11yearold 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: Fortysix Indian nurses in Tikrit have been taken away by ISIS militants to an old building somewhere in Mosul. CNNIBN 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 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 Sonar,...
  • Woman allegedly kidnapped by unidentified men near her house in Meerut June 28, 2014

    A 26yearold 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 sevenyearold 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 23yearold 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 10yearold 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 14yearold 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...