Kidnappings

First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 15 mins ago - 10 reports

Public warned not to help suspect

Brett Makiri. Photo / NZ PolicePolice have warned people not to help a suspected kidnapper who is on the run after he escaped police custody yesterday.Police had arrested 23-year-old Brett Makiri yesterday afternoon after he allegedly kidnapped and assaulted ... [Published New Zealand Herald - 15 mins ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 56 mins ago - 10 reports

US deeply concerned over kidnapping of US journalist in Ukraine

WASHINGTON, April 23 (KUNA) -- The US voiced here Wednesday deep concern over the kidnapping of a US journalist in Ukraine.State Department Spokesperson Jennifer Psaki told reporters "I can express a deep concern about the kidnapping of a U.S. citizen, ... [Published Kuwait News Agency - 4 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 5 reports

Borno women blast Jonathan over abducted schoolgirls

President Goodluck JonathanWomen in Borno State have  accused President Goodluck Jonathan of not doing enough to secure the release of the over 200  girls  abducted from the Government Girls’ Secondary School, Chibok by Boko Haram insurgents.The women, ... [Published Nigeria Punch - 2 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 7 reports

N.C. prosecutor kidnap plot: Home attacks on justice officials on the upswing

Part bumbling, part dead serious, the sprawling jailhouse plot to kidnap a North Carolina prosecutor who put a seasoned gang member in prison for life has shaken a US justice system already enduring a slew of deadly attacks.A federal indictment released ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 6 reports

Kidnapped boy sang until he was released

ATLANTA - A 9-year-old Atlanta boy who police say was abducted from his driveway sang the gospel song "Every Praise" until the man released him several hours later.Willie Myrick recounted the story at a recent gathering in his honor. He says as he sang, ... [Published KJRH-TV - 2 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 6 reports

Rights Group Urges Nigeria's Government to Rescue Captured Girls

A human rights group is urging Nigeria's government to do more to rescue the many teenage girls who are still missing after being abducted last week by Islamist extremists.A member of the group Baobab for Women's Human Rights, Hajiya Aishatu Ngulde, said ... [Published VOA News - 3 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 28 reports

Ninth person arrested in Wake Forest kidnapping case

RALEIGHPatricia Ann Kramer was the last person that authorities were looking for in connection with the scheme to abduct Frank Janssen at his home in Wake Forest earlier this month. Seven others had been arrested, and the eighth, Kelvin Melton, is serving ... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - 6 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 9 reports

Fears For 'Kidnapped' US Reporter In Ukraine

US officials say they are "deeply concerned" following reports an American journalist has been kidnapped by pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine.Simon Ostrovsky, who was working for Vice News, and Irma Krat, a Ukrainian journalist working for a pro-Kiev ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 10 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 18 reports

Pirates kidnap three on Singapore tanker off Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR- Armed pirates boarded a Singapore-managed oil tanker in the Strait of Malacca, kidnapping three Indonesian crew and stealing ... ... [Published Big News Network - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 16 reports

Boko Haram's War On Children

The news that over 200 school children were last week abducted by the Boko Haram terrorist group in North East Nigeria makes for depressing reading.Pupils sitting their end of school examinations were rounded up, packed in to vehicles and taken away after ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 16 reports

French hostage dead Malis jihadist group says

BAMAKO: One of Mali's top jihadist groups said on Tuesday a French hostage it had kidnapped in November 2012 was dead. The Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO), a splinter group ... ... [Published Big News Network - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 20 reports

Police arrest man in kidnap case

rrested a 23 year old man in relation to the kidnapping of a woman in Glen Innes.The man was arrested in west Auckland this afternoon.He'll appear in court tomorrow.The woman was picked up from Glenn Innes on Monday and taken to the Coromandel.She was ... [Published Newstalk ZB - 22 hours ago]

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"It is essential that we catch up with Mr Makiri as soon as possible and we will be deploying all available resource for the search. His arrest is a priority" Mr Sutton said
Holden thanked the public "for their positive response and all their assistance as the case was being worked."
...President Sindh Bus Owners Association Hyderabad, Afzal Gujjar said that the season of marriages had set in Sindh. "And the incidents of robberies of marriage party buses are being reported from different areas of Sindh on daily bases" he said
"He was mainly involved in purchase and settling issues of disputed properties" said a senior police officer involved in the arrest operation...

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Turkish soldiers inside Syria abducted by Islam... [Published NewsOK.com - 13 mins ago]
Public warned not to help suspect [Published New Zealand Herald - 15 mins ago]
Rape Warning [Published Crossroads Today - 16 mins ago]
Free abducted school girls now, Mark pleads wit... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 21 mins ago]
SDPD: Girl's claim of kidnap, sex assault unfou... [Published U-T San Diego - 54 mins ago]
Amber Alert issued for 2-year-old Mississippi g... [Published al.com - 57 mins ago]
Family, friends warned not to help escaped kidn... [Published ONE News - 59 mins ago]
Turkish soldiers inside Syria abducted by Islam... [Published Myrtle Beach Sun News - 1 hour ago]
Turkish soldiers inside Syria abducted by Islam... [Published Fort Mills Times - 1 hour ago]
HCCI chief concerned over rising incidents of e... [Published Business Recorder - 1 hour ago]
Wanted gang member arrested [Published Deccan Herald - 1 hour ago]
French hostage dead in Mali [Published Magharebia - 1 hour ago]
Let Jonathan rescue abducted school girls now, ... [Published PM News Nigeria - 1 hour ago]
Abducted girls: let us all hit the forest [Published The Nation Nigeria - 1 hour ago]
Pirates raid Japan oil tanker off Malaysia, kid... [Published Business Times Singapore - 2 hours ago]
Ohio Jail Inmates Are Holding a Guard Hostage [Published Time - 2 hours ago]
Ohio Jail Inmates Are Holding a Guard Hostage [Published TIME.com - 2 hours ago]
Convicted Killer Who Escaped Prison Facing Kidn... [Published WLNS - 2 hours ago]
Roundup: Syria reins in abduction cases with to... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 2 hours ago]
CAN prays, fasts for abducted school girls [Published The Nation Nigeria - 2 hours ago]
Search for girls continues, says govt [Published The Nation Nigeria - 2 hours ago]
Police responding to hostage situation at Ohio ... [Published Police One - 2 hours ago]
St. Louis man charged with kidnapping woman off... [Published STLtoday.com - 2 hours ago]
Borno women blast Jonathan over abducted school... [Published Nigeria Punch - 2 hours ago]
N.C. prosecutor kidnap plot: Home attacks on ju... [Published DailyMe.Com - 2 hours ago]
Girl escapes kidnapping attempt on way to SW Ho... [Published CW39 NewsFix - 2 hours ago]
Inmates With "Nothing to Lose" Have Taken a Gua... [Published Gawker - 2 hours ago]
Kidnapped boy sang until he was released [Published KJRH-TV - 2 hours ago]
Will E.U. cut off hands of Russian thievish bla... [Published Kavkaz-Center - 2 hours ago]
Man Charged With Kidnapping, Rape Indicted By G... [Published LEX 18 - 2 hours ago]
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Ohio Jail Inmates Are Holding a Guard Hostage [Published TIME.com - 2 hours ago]
A hostage negotiator and a SWAT team have been dispatched to the Trumbull, Ohio, County Jail after three inmates took a guard hostage Wednesday. The three inmates, identified by told local TV news station WKBN as David Martin, Richard Ware, and ...
Kidnapped In Slovyansk [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - 6 hours ago]
Pro-Russian forces in the eastern Ukrainian city have  abducted  American reporter Simon Ostrovsky (whose latest Vice dispatch from Slovyansk is above): Ostrovsky, a veteran reporter for a number of outlets, had been filing regular video reports from ...
A Kidnapped 9-Year-Old Sang Gospel For Hours Un... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - 8 hours ago]
“He opened the door and threw me out,” the boy said. A young boy who was kidnapped from outside his Atlanta home told reporters he was freed after he annoyed his kidnapper by singing a gospel song for three straight hours. youtube.com The ordeal ...
‘I will start torchering’: Gang kidnapped wrong... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 9 hours ago]
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — As the kidnappers pulled into a quiet, upscale golf course community, they thought they were about to abduct an assistant district attorney who sent a high-ranking gang member to prison for life, authorities said. But they had the ...
230 Nigerian Schoolgirls Kidnapped After Boko H... [Published Impunity Watch - 13 hours ago]
By: Danielle L. Gwozdz Impunity Watch News Reporter, Africa ABUJA, Nigeria – 230 Nigerian schoolgirls were abducted last week from their school. Forty have managed to escape, but 190 are still missing. Boko Haram, an Islamist group, is suspected to ...
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Kidnapped French journalists found on Turkey's ... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Apr 19 2014]
Kidnapping the News [Published Slate Magazine - Mar 20 2014]
Syria rebels free kidnapped nuns [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 10 2014]
Man guilty of Transformers 4 blackmail [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Feb 26 2014]
Man guilty of Transformers 4 blackmail [Published Reuters Video: Entertainment - Feb 26 2014]
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Irregular migrants from the Horn of Africa with... [Published Europol Publications - Mar 02 2014]
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