World  /  Published 21.11.21

Afghan doctor kidnapped and killed

A prominent doctor was kidnapped and killed in northern Afghanistan, his family said. Mohamed Nader Alemi was abducted two months ago in the city of Mazar-i-Sharif, and his kidnappers demanded a rans...
By AP/PTI in Kabul

West Bengal  /  Published 17.11.21

Malda: Kidnap victim rescued

Amit Choudhury, the 31-year-old son of a ration dealer of Malda town, who had been kidnapped on November 13, was rescued by police from an islet of the district on Monday night. Police have also arre...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

India  /  Published 11.11.21

Death in UP police custody

A 22-year-old man called for questioning in a kidnapping case died at Kasganj police station in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, prompting his family to allege that he was killed by cops and the Opposition t...
By PTI in Lucknow

World  /  Published 19.10.21

FBI to assist in efforts to free missionaries

The FBI will assist in the investigation and efforts to locate and free a group of US Christian missionaries who have been kidnapped and are being held by a criminal gang in Haiti, a US law enforcemen...
By Reuters, AP/PTI in Washington

World  /  Published 18.10.21

17 kidnapped in Haiti

Seventeen people, including three children, associated with an American Christian aid group were kidnapped on Saturday by a gang in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, as they were leaving an orphanage, according ...
By Maria Abi-Habib, Ruth Graham, Constant Meheut


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


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