Kidnapped

  • Suspected extremists kidnap 100 girls in Nigeria 15-04-2014 11:53 PM

    Maiduguri: Suspected Islamic extremists abducted about 100 female students from a school in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, but some of the teens managed to escape from the back of an open truck, officials said. The girls were abducted after midnight from a school in Chibok, on the edge of the...
  • Woman kidnaps 3 minor children from Mathura railway junction 14-04-2014 08:41 AM

    A woman has allegedly kidnapped three minor children of a family on a pilgrimage to Kaliyar Dargah in Roorkee after befriending them at Mathura railway junction, police said on Sunday. The woman disappeared along with the children, Raj (5), Sana (2) and Saba (3), late Saturday night, and was yet...
  • Gunmen kidnap 100 villagers in northwest Pakistan: government 13-04-2014 09:01 AM

    Peshawar: Gunmen stormed a village gathering in northwestern Pakistan on Saturday and kidnapped around 100 men, Pakistani government officials said. Officials said they suspected that the gunmen are Taliban who attacked because the villagers supported the government. Three local government officials told Reuters that the gunmen had initially taken around...
  • Arunachal Pradesh: Congress candidate alleges kidnapped by ultras, released 09-04-2014 02:34 PM

    Congress candidate for Konsa (W) legislative assembly in troubled Tirap district was on Wednesday allegedly kidnapped by ultras while six EVMs were damaged in three districts during the polling to two Lok Sabha and 60 assembly seats in the state, official said. Yumsum Matey representing Khonsa West was allegedly kidnapped...
  • Businessman's 5-yr-old son, who was kidnapped from a shopping mall, released by abductors 01-04-2014 04:12 PM

    A five-year-old son of a businessman who was kidnapped from a shopping mall in Bilaspur has been released, police said on Tuesday. Shlok, the son of Hari Agrahari, a native of Devri Khurd region, was released on Monday night near Sarkanda police station, Bilaspur Additional Superintendent of Police Vijay Pandey...
  • Mumbai: 6-month-old snatched from mother’s arms rescued within 12 hours 31-03-2014 05:33 PM

    Navi Mumbai Police led by Commissioner KL Prasad deployed a 100 strong force of its officers and personnel to rescue a 6-month-old baby boy within 12 hours of him being snatched from his mother's arms. The police arrested five persons including a woman and the main conspirator, a father of...
  • Five persons kidnap, rape 14-year-old girl; one arrested 30-03-2014 05:46 PM

    A 14-year-old girl was allegedly kidnapped and repeatedly gang raped by five persons at two different places, including in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Sunday. One of the accused identified as Nazar Khan was arrested while four others are absconding, they said. Police said the victim was known to Khan...
  • Dhawatand: Maoists abduct four villagers, kill one 29-03-2014 10:55 AM

    Maoists killed one person after abducting him along with three other men from Dhawatandin Jamui district of Bihar, police said on Saturday. "Maoists abducted four persons and took them to a nearby forest. While three of them were released, one Ajay Koda was held back. We recovered his body this...
  • 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...
  • Pakistani Taliban claims beheading 23 soldiers 17-02-2014 02:21 PM

    A faction of Pakistani Taliban has claimed that they have beheaded 23 soldiers kidnapped by them in 2010, an incident that could affect the fledgling peace talks with the government. In a statement sent to media outlets late Sunday night, the Mohmand Agency Taliban chief Umar Khalid Khurasani said that...
  • Bihar's wanted gangster arrested in Kolkata 13-02-2014 03:31 PM

    A Maoist-turned gangster wanted in dozens of criminal cases was arrested by a Bihar Police team from Kolkata, police said on Thursday. Santosh Jha - wanted in cases including for murder, kidnapping, extortion and landmine explosion - was arrested from Kolkata late on Wednesday and would be brought to Patna...
  • Raigarh police busts inter-state gang of armed robbers 12-02-2014 09:11 AM

    Eight people, including an expelled Congress leader, were arrested after which the Raigarh police claimed to have busted an inter-state gang of armed robbers who had allegedly planned to rob a cash van of the State Bank of India (SBI) in Mahasamund district. Those arrested have been identified as Dolchand...
  • 13-year-old kidnapped boy rescued, two arrested 09-02-2014 11:46 AM

    A 13-year-old boy, who was kidnapped from a club in the state capital on Friday night, was rescued on Saturday from a village under the Town police station area in Bihar's Bhojpur district and two persons have been arrested, police said. Within 12 hours of the kidnapping of Shivam, son...
  • Kidnapped minor boy rescued after encounter in Ghaziabad, five arrested 01-02-2014 09:05 PM

    A three-and-a-half-year-old kidnapped boy was rescued after a brief encounter between police and the kidnappers, one of them a neighbour of the victim, in the Loni area here in Ghaziabad. Five persons-Sachin Kumar, Manjoor Alam, Deepak, Chotu and Gaurav-were last night arrested for kidnappingShobhit, son of a businessman, on January...
  • Four constables suspended over allegedly beating a man, three others 31-01-2014 11:08 PM

    Four police constables were on Friday suspended for allegedly beating a man and his three friends while they were partying at his residence and threatening to frame them in a false case if they did not give money. Senior Superintendent of Police Dharmendra Singh issued suspension orders of all four...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Businessman's son kidnapped, killed by 3 boys for ransom of Rs 20 lakh 26-12-2013 03:37 PM

    A 14-year-old son of a city-based businessman was allegedly kidnapped and killed by three youths known to him for ransom of Rs 20 lakh in Sawarupnagar area, police said. The three accused-- Shubham, Jitin and Meghraj-- aged between 19 and 20 have been arrested by the police and body of...
  • Police rescues 5-year-old girl sold to Banchda tribe for Rs 20,000 by her uncle 20-12-2013 11:07 AM

    A man allegedly sold his five-year-old niece for Rs 20,000 to Rajasthan's Banchda tribe, notorious for pushing girls into prostitution. The little girl had suddenly disappeared from her house in Aamli Bhat village on December 16. Initially, it was believed that she was kidnapped after which a case of abduction...
  • Surat: Businessman alleges senior JDU leader kidnapped his son 20-12-2013 09:38 AM

    Surat: A businessman from Surat on Friday alleged that a senior Janata Dal United functionary was involved in the kidnapping of his son. Hanif Hingora's son was kidnapped and brought to Chapra in Bihar. Even as Bihar Police arrested a person named Ranjit Singh, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has ordered...
  • Private contractor allegedly gets man abducted, tortured with cigarette butts for filing RTI 20-12-2013 08:09 AM

    A man was abducted and tortured by unidentified persons allegedly at the behest of a private contractor after he filed an RTI application seeking information about the quality of work being carried out by him. "A case was filed against unknown persons and a manhunt launched to nab them," said...
  • 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...
  • Centre asks Assam to act over abduction, killing incidents 11-12-2013 01:02 PM

    Kokrajhar/Guwahati: As a fallout of the recent reports of abductions and killings in Assam, the Centre has asked the state government to do the status check on the current situation in the state. In the last five months 15 people have been abducted from the Bodoland Territorial Areas District. The...
  • Four men who allegedly abducted 6-year-old boy for ransom arrested 11-12-2013 10:26 AM

    The police has arrested four people who allegedly abducted a six-year-old boy, to use him as a hostage and extort a ransom for his release. Stating this, Superintendent of Police (Eastern Zone) OP Tripathi told reporters that Rahul, Shubham, Ganpat and Jitendra were arrested, adding that the boy has been...
  • Boy accused of kidnapping commits suicide in custody; 5 policemen suspended 10-12-2013 10:42 AM

    A youth, arrested for allegedly kidnapping a 16-year-old girl, reportedly committed suicide in police custody on Monday. Five policemen, including the police station in-charge, have been suspended by the SSP over the incident and case has also been lodged against them on the complaint of the deceased's mother. The SSP...
  • Panchayat orders boycott of 4 murder accused, ask them to leave village with their families 02-12-2013 12:55 PM

    A village panchayat in Bihar on Monday ordered social boycott of four men accused of abducting and killing a five-year-old-boy in Gopalganj district.The accused with their families were also asked to leave the village, police said. "The village panchayat has decided to socially boycott the families of four accused as...
  • Mizoram: Terrorists kidnap three people ahead of polls 25-11-2013 12:56 PM

    Ahead of the Mizoram Assembly elections, at least three people were kidnapped by the outlawed tribal guerillas from a village in Mamit district, police said on Monday. Elections to the 40-seat Mizoram Assembly are going to be held on Monday. "Suspected NLFT (National Liberation Front of Tripura) terrorists abducted the...
  • Undergraduate girl student missing from Ramdev's Patanjali hostel 23-11-2013 07:56 PM

    An 18-year-old girl from Delhi went missing under mysterious circumstances from the hostel of yoga guru Ramdev's Patanjali University, police said on Saturday. The girl, doing her graduation from the university in yoga science, had gone missing from the hostel on Thursday, Bahadarabad SHO RK Saklani said. But the matter...
  • Abducted grandson of RJD general secretary rescued 20-11-2013 11:50 PM

    The abducted grandson of RJD general secretary of Jharkhand was on Wednesday rescued from Aurangabad district of Bihar, police said. Abhinav, the grandson of G S Pandey, RJD general secretary of Jharkhand was abducted by unknown persons while he was strolling in his locality in medininagar on Friday and the...
  • Delhi: AIIMS staff arrested for kidnapping child 10-11-2013 11:50 PM

    New Delhi: A sanitation staff employed with the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi was arrested on Sunday afternoon for kidnapping a two-year-old girl child, police said. Deepak, who works as a sweeper at the premier medical facility, was caught in a Delhi Transport Corporation bus...