Calcutta  /  Published 12.08.21

Abduction, the price of antique coin bluff

A man from Sonarpur who had allegedly been bluffing about having a coin from 1830 that was worth crores of rupees was kidnapped and held captive in a flat in Bansdroni for three days, police said. It...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Sonarpur

West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.21

Trader rescued, kidnapper held in Malda

Police rescued a scrap dealer after he was abducted from Gazole in Malda district and arrested a person in this connection on Tuesday. The police sources said Sujit Haldar, a resident of Kunjaghat in...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.21

11 TMC members freed, 3 ‘captors’ held

Police rescued all 11 abducted Trinamul members of Daulatnagar panchayat under Harishchandrapur-II block of the district — two late on Tuesday night from the area and nine early on Wednesday fro...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

World  /  Published 21.07.21

Envoy daughter not abducted: Pak

The daughter of Afghanistan's ambassador to Pakistan was briefly kidnapped and mistreated by unknown assailants, the Afghan government said on Saturday.  Silsila Alikhil's daughter was o...
By PTI in Islamabad

World  /  Published 17.07.21

Afghan envoy’s daughter abducted

The 26-year-old daughter of Afghanistan's ambassador to Pakistan was abducted, tortured and "assaulted" by unknown persons in Islamabad, a disturbing incident that prompted Kabul to dema...
By Sajjad Hussain in Islamabad


Sports  /  Published 23.06.21

MacGill breaks silence on kidnapping, assault

Former Australia leg-spinner Stuart MacGill has broken his silence on his alleged kidnapping and assault, saying he had “done nothing wrong” and the ordeal had taken a major toll on his fa...
By Reuters in Melbourne

West Bengal  /  Published 16.06.21

Abducted boy rescued after three days

An 11-year-old boy who was abducted from a village in South Dinajpur on June 11 was rescued from Murshidabad district on Monday. Police sources said the Class V student, son of trader who hails from ...
By Alamgir Hossain, Kousik Sen in Raiganj, Murshidabad

Calcutta  /  Published 07.06.21

Abducted woman rescued, cops injured

Three policemen were injured while trying to rescue a young homemaker who was allegedly kidnapped by a man whom she had befriended over Facebook a few months ago. The incident happened in Baruipur on...
By Our Special Correspondent in Baruipur

World  /  Published 25.05.21

US asks Belarus to release journalist

International outrage mounted on Monday as new details emerged about a brazen operation by the strongman leader of Belarus to divert a Ryanair passenger jet and arrest a dissident Belarusian journalis...
By Anton Troianovski and Marc Santora in Moscow

Sports  /  Published 06.05.21

4 arrested for MacGill kidnap and assault

Four men were arrested in dawn raids by Australian police on Wednesday in connection with the alleged kidnap and assault of former Test cricketer Stuart MacGill, media reported. The 50-year-old forme...
By Reuters in Sydney


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