Abduction

  • Man returns home after four months of mysterious disappearance 28-03-2014 06:55 PM

    Nearly four months after his mysterious disappearance, a senior official of Indian Bureau of Mines belonging to Karnataka on Friday returned home at Bhubaneswar, his family in Bellarysaid. Ibrahim Sharif, Assistant Controller of Mines at IBM, was reported missing on November 25 last year from Bhubaneswar with his whereabouts remaining...
  • Man booked for abducting and raping niece for three months 22-03-2014 07:39 AM

    A case has been filed against a man for allegedly repeatedly raping his niece after abducting her from Madhya Pradesh, police said on Friday. According to police, the girl was kidnapped by the accused from Khuredi village under Jujhar Nagar police station in the Mahoba district to Uttar Pradesh. "The...
  • Maoists abduct seven labourers 14-03-2014 10:30 PM

    A group of armed Maoists abducted seven labourers in Bihar's Jamui district, police said Friday. The labourers, engaged in lifting sand from a river bed, were kidnapped from near Navinagar village, about 200 km from here. Superintendent of Police Jitendra Rana said: "A team of security forces, including the CRPF,...
  • CRPF searches for 7 labourers abducted from Navinagar village by Maoists 14-03-2014 04:07 PM

    A group of armed Maoists abducted seven labourers in Bihar's Jamui district, police said on Friday.The labourers, engaged in lifting sand from a river bed, were kidnapped from near Navinagar village, about 200 km from Jamui. Superintendent of Police Jitendra Rana said: "A team of security forces, including the CRPF,...
  • Railway construction company official abducted 28-02-2014 11:55 PM

    A supervisor of a railway construction company engaged in laying track has been kidnapped by unknown armed men in Naxal-affected Hazaribagh district, police said on Friday. Supervisor Linga Reddy was kidnapped from the construction site situated on the borders of Mufassil and Mandu police stations of the district last night,...
  • Five booked for kidnapping Gujarat-based businessman 20-02-2014 02:35 PM

    Police in Patna on Thursday filed a chargesheet against five people in the abduction of a Gujarat-based businessman in Bihar last year in October. All five accused named in the chargesheet, filed in the court of chief judicial magistrate in Saran district, are currently lodged in jail. "We have filed...
  • With CBI probe order, parents hope to find their abducted daughter 19-02-2014 01:38 PM

    The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday began a probe into the abduction of a school girl who was whisked away from her home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur town, police officials said. "A day after the CBI filed an FIR in the abduction of the school girl, investigation has been started...
  • No political leader involved in Gujarati man's abduction: Nitish Kumar 18-02-2014 08:46 PM

    No political leader was involved in the abduction of a Gujarat-based businessman nor was ransom paid to free him, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said in Patnaon Tuesday. In his reply to a discussion in the assembly on law and order, Nitish Kumar said the investigation by the Criminal Investigation...
  • 22-year-old abducts, rapes 13-year-old girl in a religious area 16-02-2014 04:59 PM

    A 13-year-old girl has allegedly been abducted and raped by a youth in a religious area in the district, police said on Sunday. The incident took place when the victim had gone to shop at the religious place Shukertal on Saturday, police said. The girl after regaining her consciouness, found...
  • 24-year-old boy gets life term for kidnapping MP businessman, son 05-02-2014 07:38 AM

    A youth from West Bengal was on Tuesday awarded life sentence by a local court in a 2011 inter-state kidnapping case related to a Madhya Pradesh businessman and his son. Additional Sessions Judge DN Mishra found Abdul Momin guilty of criminal conspiracy and kidnapping for ransom and sent him to...
  • Jharkhand: No trace of 4 government employees abducted by Naxals 27-01-2014 12:46 PM

    Giridih: More than two days after four government employees were kidnapped by suspected Naxals in Jharkhand's Giridih district, there is still no news of them. Suspected Maoists had abducted four government employees from Navkaniya village in Giridih district of Jharkhand on Saturday night. The district administration claims the Naxals have...
  • Two undertrial rape accused escape from Central Jail 24-01-2014 11:29 PM

    Two undertrial rape accused escaped from Bilaspur Central Jail by jumping over theboundary wall in the wee hours on Friday, police said. Kaushal Gandharva (19) and Raju Singh Gandharva (19) werelodged in Raipur central for allegedly abducting and raping agirl in Gaurela area of the district around three weeks back,Jail...
  • 15-year-old cooks up abduction, rape story to escape family wrath 17-01-2014 08:01 AM

    "A 15-year-old girl concocted story about her abduction and rape to escape her family's wrath for having gone out with her boyfriend," police said on Thursday. The schoolgirl told the police she was abducted and raped by a van driver and his two associates on January 14. Based on her...
  • Alleged attempt to kidnap Punjab ex-DGP by police personnel 10-01-2014 03:12 PM

    Chandigarh: There's been an attempt to kidnap former Punjab DGP, prisons, Shashi Kant allegedly by Punjab police personnel. Shashi Kant said that the attempt to kidnap was made because of disclosures he made against politicians related to the drug trade. He said that he called up Chandigarh Police who reached...
  • PAC constable abducted 28-12-2013 11:56 PM

    A PAC constable, posted on security duty at the disputed site in Ayodhya, had been kidnapped and his abductors had demanded a ransom of Rs one lakh, police said on Saturday. Constable Suresh Kumar, who was on leave since December 25, was abducted at Pratapgarh, his home town, they said....
  • Puducherry: 2 groups gangrape 21-year-old twice, 10 arrested 27-12-2013 10:59 AM

    Karaikal: The Karaikal Police in Puducherry has arrested 10 people for the alleged gangrape of a 21-year-old girl on Christmas eve. The girl was allegedly abducted and gangraped not once but twice by two different groups on Christmas eve. The girl had accompanied a female friend to Karaikal to meet...
  • Gujarat trader's abduction: CID arrests fourth suspect 23-12-2013 12:24 PM

    One more person was arrested in Bihar for his alleged role in the abduction of a Gujarat-based businessman October 29, police said on Monday. Bihar Police's Criminal Investigation Department (CID) arrested Prem Prakash, a close associate of main suspect and gangster Chandan Sonar from Vaishali district, and interrogated him in...
  • Bizman's son abduction case: Nitish asks DGP to investigate 19-12-2013 05:42 PM

    Patna: Amid reports of the involvement of a Bihar Minister in the kidnapping of a Gujarat-based businessman's son, who was later released on payment of Rs 25-crore ransom, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday said he has asked state police chief to probe into the case. "The day I came...
  • Five children kidnapped from Nepal rescued 18-12-2013 12:14 AM

    The Patna Police on Tuesday rescuedfive children kidnapped from Nepal and being taken toBangalore, and arrested three persons hailing from theneighbouring country in this connection. Acting on a tip off received by Senior Superintendentof Police Manu Maharaj, a police team in plain clothes nabbedthree persons carrying five children kidnapped from...
  • Youth hijacks school van in Assam, abducts girl 04-12-2013 10:32 PM

    Guwahati: A youth on Wednesday hijacked a school van with 11 children in Assam's Sivasagar district at gun-point and later vanished inside a tea garden on the Nagaland border with a girl student, police said. Although police got down to the job immediately after the incident and rescued 10 children...
  • US warns of plot to abduct journalists in Syria 23-10-2013 11:02 AM

    The US State Department says it has learned of a plot to abduct Western journalists covering Syria's civil war and is warning those who travel there to take precautions. In a notice posted yesterday to the website of the shuttered US Embassy in Damascus, the department said it "has information...
  • Ramdev's brother booked for abduction, guru alleges conspiracy 22-10-2013 04:57 PM

    Haridwar: Ramdev's brother has been booked by Uttarakhand police for allegedly abducting a former employee of the yoga guru and thrashing him in captivity. A complaint was filed by Somdutt on Monday against the yoga guru's younger brother Ram Bharat accusing him of abducting his grandson Nitin Tyagi, a former...
  • India summons Pak deputy envoy over fisherman killing on October 11 14-10-2013 08:18 PM

    New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs has summoned Pakistan deputy envoy over indiscriminate firing on unarmed Indian fishermen on October 11, one fishermen from Gujarat died in the incident. "The matter is being investigated. Authorities will provide us the report upon completion," said Syed Akbaruddin, spokesperson, MEA on US...
  • Modi asks govt to intervene as Pak allegedly kills Indian fisherman 14-10-2013 10:08 AM

    New Delhi: There is no news yet on the 30 Indian fishermen who were arrested by the Pakistani Special Marines on Saturday. Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has now asked the Central government to step in and probe the matter. Modi is pushing the Centre to take the matter up...
  • Ex Punjab DSP jailed for 35 years for abducting 7 persons 23-09-2013 08:03 PM

    In an unusual punishment, a former DSP and a constable of Punjab Police have been sentenced to 35 years each by the Supreme Court for abducting seven persons of a family in 1991 when terrorism was at its peak in the state. Though the court set aside the conviction of...
  • Kerala man abducted in Oman rescued by police 23-09-2013 06:26 PM

    An Indian national who was abducted in Oman last week was rescued by police on Monday. Three people have been arrested in this connection. Mohammed Haneefa, an expatriate from the south Indian state of Kerala, was abducted from Sohar, 200 km north of Oman's capital Muscat, by a gang of...
  • Four separate incidents of abduction, rape reported from Delhi 03-09-2013 10:09 AM

    As many as four cases of abduction and rape have been reported in the national capital, police said on Monday. In the first incident, an auto-rickshaw driver allegedly abducted a nine-year-old girl from Seemapuri area and raped her near Hindaun river, they said. The accused identified as Om Prakash has...
  • Nepal identifies 17 crimes committed on its border with India 31-08-2013 04:08 AM

    Nepal's home ministry has identified 17 types of crimes committed on its border with India, of which nine have links with international gangsters, officials said on Friday. Some of the crimes include smuggling of drugs and small arms, robbery, abduction, extortion and homicide. The crimes with involvement of international gangsters...