kidnappers

Two army men in Poonch mistaken for kidnappers, thrashed


September 21st, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 20 (IANS) On the edge after rumours of child kidnappers in the area, residents of a village in Jammu and Kashmir's mountainous border district of Poonch district thrashed ... Read more...

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Bihar student’s suicide: rights body seeks report


September 7th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 7 (IANS) The Bihar Human Rights Commission Friday sought a report from the police about Kanchanbala Jha, a college student who committed suicide in Sitamarhi district following sexual ... Read more...

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Hyderabad police intensify search for kidnapped doctor


September 5th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 5 (IANS) A special team of Hyderabad police Wednesday intensified their search for a doctor who was allegedly kidnapped for ransom.Police traced the mobile phone of Harsha Reddy, ... Read more...

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Four women kidnapped from rescue home in Hyderabad


September 1st, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Unidentified men attacked a rescue home and kidnapped four trafficked women at Ramanthapur area here early Saturday, police said.A group of eight men barged into 'Ujjawala' ... Read more...

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Meghalaya launches operation to rescue abducted exporter’s son


August 31st, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 31 (IANS) Security forces have launched an operation in western Meghalaya to rescue the son of a man engaged in exporting coal to Bangladesh, officials said Friday.According to ... Read more...

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Policeman kidnapped in Russia


August 24th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Armed men in masks kidnapped a police officer in Russia's troubled southwestern region of Ingushetia, officials said Friday.The abduction occurred in Malgobek town late Thursday. ... Read more...

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Russian ex-cops kidnap, kill Austrian lawyer


August 19th, 2012 - 8:27 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An Austrian lawyer linked to Russian organised crime was kidnapped and accidentally killed by two former Russian policemen with a criminal record, a media report ... Read more...

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CBI moves to auction Indra Bishnoi’s property


August 17th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Aug 17 (IANS) The CBI has initiated the legal process to auction the properties of Indra Bishnoi, a Congress legislator's sister, wanted to stand trial in Bhanwari Devi kidnap ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Hindu girl embraces Islam, gets married


August 11th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) A 14-year-old Hindu girl who was abducted two days ago has converted to Islam and married a Muslim in Pakistan, a media report said but her ... Read more...

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Indian kidnapped in Philippines escapes, to return home (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The government Friday said an Indian from Kerala, who was kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf militant group in the Philippines in June 2011 and was ... Read more...

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Indian kidnapped in Philippines set free


August 10th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) An Indian from Kerala, who was kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf militant group in the Philippines last year and was believed to have been killed, ... Read more...

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Delhi policemen arrested in UP for kidnapping engineer


August 8th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 8 (IANS) Two cops of the Delhi Police Crime Branch were arrested by Uttar Pradesh Police Wednesday for kidnapping an engineer from Bijnor district, officials said.The state police ... Read more...

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48 Iranian pilgrims abducted in Syria


August 4th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 4 (IANS) At least 48 Shia Muslim pilgrims from Iran were Saturday abducted in the Syrian capital by militants while they were on their way to the Damascus ... Read more...

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Seven Iranian aid workers kidnapped in Libya


August 1st, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Aug 1 (IANS) A group of seven Iranian aid workers have been kidnapped in Libya's Benghazi city, said an International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) official.The seven men, ... Read more...

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Italian embassy staffer kidnapped in Yemen


July 30th, 2012 - 7:25 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 30 (IANS) A staff member at the Italian embassy in Yemen has been kidnapped by armed men from the capital city of Sana'a, Xinhua reported.The Italian was taken ... Read more...

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French aid worker released in Yemen


July 15th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 15 (IANS) A French aid worker who was kidnapped by suspected Al Qaeda gunmen three months ago in Yemen has been released, Xinhua reported.Benjamin Malbrancke, a Red Cross ... Read more...

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American tourists kidnapped in Egypt


July 14th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 14 (IANS) Two American tourists and their Egyptian guide have been kidnapped in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, Xinhua reported.The group was abducted 5 km away from Sadr al-Hitan district ... Read more...

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Abducted student released after 15 days


July 8th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 8 (IANS) Kidnappers Sunday released a 22-year-old civil engineering student they had abducted here for ransom a fortnight earlier, police said.Ravi Kumar, a third year student at the ... Read more...

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Exhume unmarked grave in Kashmir: Rights panel


July 5th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 4 (IANS) In a significant development of far reaching consequences, Jammu and Kashmir's apex rights panel Wednesday ordered the first exhumation of an unmarked grave in a border ... Read more...

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No breakthrough in Bihar NIT student’s abduction yet


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 3 (IANS) Ten days after an engineering student was abducted for ransom from the Bihar capital, police have failed to make any breakthrough for his safe recovery.Ravi ... Read more...

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Ex-soldier scripts kidnap of son for ransom


July 2nd, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 2 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Police are looking for a dismissed Indian Army soldier for scripting the kidnap of his son in Bulandshahr district.Bulandshahr is about 400 km from ... Read more...

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Abductors demand Rs.20 lakh to release Bihar student


June 30th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 30 (IANS) Abductors of an engineering student from Bihar have demanded a ransom of Rs.20 lakhs to release him even as search operations have been intensified in the ... Read more...

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Two Americans kidnapped in Egypt


June 1st, 2012 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two American tourists have been kidnapped by unidentified armed men from near the Red Sea resort of Dahab, Egyptian television reported.The two Americans are in ... Read more...

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Kashmir, Pakistan & history on book shelf (IANS Books this Week)


May 19th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The book case this week is serious and fires reality shots on issues like terror, Kashmir, Pakistan and history. Browse with IANS....1. Book: "The ... Read more...

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Two held for murder of Honduran journalist


May 19th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, May 19 (IANS/EFE) Two people have been arrested in connection with the abduction and murder of journalist Alfredo Villatoro, the head of the Honduran National Police said.The tactics used ... Read more...

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Bulgarian envoy to Yemen escapes abduction attempt


May 14th, 2012 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 14 (IANS) Bulgarian ambassador in Yemen Boris Genadiev Borisov had a miraculous escape when armed men intercepted his car and tried to kidnap him at gunpoint in Yemeni ... Read more...

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Muslim woman jailed for wrongly accusing Hindu of rape


May 9th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) A 21-year-old Asian Muslim woman in Britain has been sentenced to jail for four years after she pretended she was raped by her Hindu boyfriend and ... Read more...

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Milla wants Cameroon’s football body sacked


April 20th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Yaounde (Cameroon), April 20 (IANS) Afraid that four-time champions Cameroon may again fail to qualify for the 2013 African Cup of Nations, legendary footballer Roger Milla has called for the ... Read more...

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Bhanwari Devi case: Court issues notice to CBI chief, officials


April 19th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, April 19 (IANS) The Rajasthan High Court Thursday issued show-cause notices to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director and other agency officers on allegations of harassment by a local ... Read more...

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Costa Rican diplomat kidnapped in Venezuela is free


April 11th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, April 11 (IANS/EFE) The Costa Rican diplomat who was kidnapped in Caracas last weekend has been recovered safe and sound, Venezuelan Interior Minister Tareck el Aissami said Tuesday.Guillermo Cholele, ... Read more...

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Odisha hostage crisis: Maoist deadline ends Tuesday


April 10th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 10 (IANS) As the Tuesday evening deadline set by Maoists for fulfilment of their demands neared, uncertainty continued over the fate of the Italian and the Odisha legislator ... Read more...

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Costa Rican diplomat kidnapped in Venezuela (Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, April 10 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan authorities confirmed Monday that they are investigating the abduction of a Costa Rican diplomat in Caracas.Guillermo Cholele, trade attache at the Costa Rican Embassy, was ... Read more...

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Costa Rican diplomat kidnapped in Venezuela


April 10th, 2012 - 7:48 am ICT by IANS
San Jose, April 10 (IANS) A Costa Rican diplomat has been kidnapped for ransom in the Venezuelan capital, Costa Rica's foreign ministry said Monday.Guillermo Cholele, a trade attache of Costa ... Read more...

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Odisha crisis: Uncertainty over hostages’ release


April 8th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 8 (IANS) Odisha's efforts to secure the release of an Italian tour operator and a state legislator kidnapped by Maoists last month plunged into uncertainty Sunday with the ... Read more...

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‘Identify graves of four Westerners killed by Al-Faran’


April 6th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 6 (IANS) A group of Jammu and Kashmir rights activists Friday appealed to the state rights panel to order the identification of the graves of four Western trekkers ... Read more...

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