Kidnapping

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Kanpur: Technician kidnapped, murdered; probe ordered into police's involvement

25 Jul 2020

Kanpur: Technician kidnapped, murdered; probe ordered into police's involvement

Already being slammed over extra-judicial killings, the Kanpur Police landed itself in yet another row after the family of a murdered lab technician claimed cops didn't make efforts to rescue him after he was kidnapped.

Delhi traffic proves useful; helps police in catching fleeing kidnappers

20 Oct 2019

Delhi traffic proves useful; helps police in catching fleeing kidnappers

Nobody likes traffic snarls, but 21-year-old Rijwal could not have wished for anything else on Friday night.

Assam: Cops torture and strip three sisters, one suffers miscarriage

18 Sep 2019

Assam: Cops torture and strip three sisters, one suffers miscarriage

In Assam, cops put their humanity aside and unleashed their barbaric nature on three sisters, to such an extent that one of them suffered a miscarriage.

Rape-accused BJP leader Chinmayanand questioned by SIT for seven hours

13 Sep 2019

Rape-accused BJP leader Chinmayanand questioned by SIT for seven hours

Swami Chinmayanand, accused of rape by a 23-year-old law student, was grilled by Supreme Court-appointed SIT for nearly seven hours on Thursday.

Delhi: Househelp kidnaps 91-year-old employer, hides him inside fridge

02 Sep 2019

Delhi: Househelp kidnaps 91-year-old employer, hides him inside fridge

In a shocking incident, a 91-year-old man was allegedly kidnapped from his home and transported inside a refrigerator by his domestic help in South Delhi's posh Greater Kailash-II (GK-II) locality.

Delhi: Mob beats pregnant woman on child-kidnapping rumors, three arrested

02 Sep 2019

Delhi: Mob beats pregnant woman on child-kidnapping rumors, three arrested

A hearing and speech impaired pregnant woman was beaten by a mob in Delhi on August 27, after people suspected her of being a child lifter.

BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand booked for allegedly kidnapping law student

28 Aug 2019

BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand booked for allegedly kidnapping law student

Picture this: A law student from Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur levels harassment allegations on BJP leader and former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand. A day later, she goes missing. The UP Police refuses to take any action, the case gains media attention. UP CM Yogi Adityanath faces flak. Finally, the 'Swami' gets booked.

Jamshedpur shocker: Father of three kidnapped, raped and beheaded 3-year-old

01 Aug 2019

Jamshedpur shocker: Father of three kidnapped, raped and beheaded 3-year-old

In a gruesome incident which has sent shock waves through Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, a three-year-old was kidnapped, raped and beheaded by a man identified as Rinku Sahu.

Congress leader Vikas Chaudhary murdered over money dispute; two arrested

29 Jun 2019

Congress leader Vikas Chaudhary murdered over money dispute; two arrested

There has been a breakthrough in the murder mystery of Congress leader Vikas Chaudhary, who was killed earlier this week.

23-year-old man kidnapped for fourth time by disgruntled employees

12 Apr 2019

23-year-old man kidnapped for fourth time by disgruntled employees

Bengaluru Police recently arrested three people, Sanjay, Niranjan and Rakesh, for abducting their former employer, Sujay SK.

US man pleads guilty of kidnapping 13-year-old, murdering her parents

29 Mar 2019

US man pleads guilty of kidnapping 13-year-old, murdering her parents

A 21-year-old Wisconsin man, Jake Thomas Patterson, pleaded guilty of kidnapping a 13-year-old girl, and murdering her parents.

Punjab: Pregnant NRI woman found murdered; husband, his lover suspected

27 Mar 2019

Punjab: Pregnant NRI woman found murdered; husband, his lover suspected

A pregnant woman of Indian origin from Australia was found dead in Punjab's Ferozepur district. The dead body of the woman, who was missing, has been recovered from Bhakra Canal, according to police.

Young mom kills 16-day-old daughter in central Mumbai, arrested

23 Mar 2019

Young mom kills 16-day-old daughter in central Mumbai, arrested

A 25-year-old woman was arrested yesterday evening for allegedly killing her 16-day-old daughter in Mumbai, police said.

One of seven Indian engineers, abducted by Taliban, returns home

19 Mar 2019

One of seven Indian engineers, abducted by Taliban, returns home

Ten months after being kidnapped in Afghanistan's Baghlan province, one of the seven Indian nationals has safely returned to India, the External Affairs Ministry said today.

MP twins' kidnap-murder: Shivraj Singh Chouhan demands CBI probe

25 Feb 2019

MP twins' kidnap-murder: Shivraj Singh Chouhan demands CBI probe

A day after two six-year-old twins were found dead in Madhya Pradesh, former Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, after meeting the victims' family, has urged Chief Minister Kamal Nath to hand the case over to the CBI.

Now, Delhi Police will have access to Facebook private chats

03 Feb 2019

Now, Delhi Police will have access to Facebook private chats

Joining hands with the Delhi Police, Facebook will now provide details of private chats to the police for sensitive cases, specifically pertaining to crimes against women and children.

College student kidnapped for ransom, found dead in Tamil Nadu

05 Jan 2019

College student kidnapped for ransom, found dead in Tamil Nadu

A 19-year-old engineering college student, who was allegedly kidnapped for a ransom of Rs. 5 lakh, was found dead near Thirubhuvanam in Kumbakonam (Tamil Nadu) yesterday.

Agra shocker: Four men kidnap B.Tech student, gangrape her

20 Dec 2018

Agra shocker: Four men kidnap B.Tech student, gangrape her

Four men raped a first-year B.Tech student in Poiya Ghat of Agra, Uttar Pradesh, and two accused have been arrested, police said on Wednesday.

Gujarat: Woman kidnaps newborn baby to force boyfriend into marriage

12 Dec 2018

Gujarat: Woman kidnaps newborn baby to force boyfriend into marriage

A woman in Gujarat, who had abducted a newborn from a hospital in Jamnagar, confessed that she did so to pressurize her boyfriend to marry her. She wanted to convince him that the child was his.

Cameroon kidnappings: All 79 students released by captors

07 Nov 2018

Cameroon kidnappings: All 79 students released by captors

79 school students who had been abducted from Nkwen village in Cameroon's troubled northwestern region have been released, according to Issa Bakary Tchiroma, Cameroon's communications minister.

Haryana: Four get life term for property dealer's kidnapping, murder

21 Oct 2018

Haryana: Four get life term for property dealer's kidnapping, murder

A court in Hisar has awarded life imprisonment to four people for the kidnapping and murder of a property dealer.

7-year-old child kidnapped by neighbor in Delhi's Nangloi; rescued

13 Oct 2018

7-year-old child kidnapped by neighbor in Delhi's Nangloi; rescued

A seven-year-old boy was kidnapped allegedly by a neighbor in Outer Delhi's Nangloi area after his father refused to lend the accused Rs. 5,000, police said Friday.

Delhi: 3-year-old child, who was kidnapped by DU student, rescued

13 Oct 2018

Delhi: 3-year-old child, who was kidnapped by DU student, rescued

To earn easy money, a first-year Delhi University student, along with her minor brother, allegedly kidnapped a three-year-old son of their landlord and demanded a ransom of Rs. 50 lakh, police said yesterday.

TN court acquits 9 Veerappan men in Rajkumar kidnap case

25 Sep 2018

TN court acquits 9 Veerappan men in Rajkumar kidnap case

Eighteen years after late Kannada superstar Rajkumar was kidnapped by slain forest brigand Veerappan, his nine associates involved in the abduction were acquitted today by a Tamil Nadu court.

J&K: Abduction, murder of 3 cops trigger massive search operation

22 Sep 2018

J&K: Abduction, murder of 3 cops trigger massive search operation

A day after three policemen were abducted and killed by militants, security forces today launched a massive cordon and search operation in Shopian and Pulwama districts of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Yug Gupta case: Shimla court sentences three men to death

05 Sep 2018

Yug Gupta case: Shimla court sentences three men to death

Two years after the skeletal remains of a four-year-old boy, Yug Gupta, were found inside a water tank in the Kelston area of Shimla, a local Shimla court has sentenced three men to death in connection with the murder.

Woman, who married against family's wishes, abducted during age determination

05 Sep 2018

Woman, who married against family's wishes, abducted during age determination

The family members of a woman, who married against their wishes, allegedly abducted her after attacking a police van at a government hospital in UP's Muzaffarnagar, where she was taken for age determination on court's order, police said.

Kashmir: 11 relatives of J&K police abducted by terrorists

31 Aug 2018

Kashmir: 11 relatives of J&K police abducted by terrorists

On Friday, terrorists kidnapped two more relatives of policemen serving in the Jammu and Kashmir police, taking the total number of such abductions to 11 over the last three days.

J&K: Three held for kidnapping, harassing minor boy in Rajouri

28 Aug 2018

J&K: Three held for kidnapping, harassing minor boy in Rajouri

Three persons have been arrested for allegedly kidnapping and harassing a boy on suspicion of his involvement in a case of theft in Rajouri district of J&K, the police said today.

Mother reunited with kidnapped child, thanks to Mumbai police

24 Aug 2018

Mother reunited with kidnapped child, thanks to Mumbai police

Showing exemplary coordination, two women-police teams from different police stations helped reunite a four-month-old child with his mother.

Abducted Indian man stuck in Bangladesh, family seeks PM's help

24 Aug 2018

Abducted Indian man stuck in Bangladesh, family seeks PM's help

The family members of an Indian national, Phalgun Arengh (66), lodged in police custody in Bangladesh after being allegedly abducted and taken there, have sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's help in bringing him back.

Goa: UP man arrested for bid to kidnap 6-year-old girl

11 Aug 2018

Goa: UP man arrested for bid to kidnap 6-year-old girl

A man from Uttar Pradesh was arrested today for allegedly trying to kidnap a six-year-old girl in Vasco town, around 40km from Panaji.

Indonesia: 'Sex-slave' held captive in cave since 15 years rescued

08 Aug 2018

Indonesia: 'Sex-slave' held captive in cave since 15 years rescued

Police in Indonesia have rescued a 28-year-old woman, who was apparently held captive in a cave in Sulawesi and sexually abused by a 'healer' for 15 years.

Dwarka: Wearing sunglasses at night foils kidnapping bid

26 Jul 2018

Dwarka: Wearing sunglasses at night foils kidnapping bid

Without proper planning, anything is a colossal failure. This is what happened to Vatan Ram and Janmahan Singh when they kidnapped a man, but made him wear sunglasses at night, which raised police's suspicion.

Trafficked 33-year-old woman from Siliguri rescued in Goa: NCW

25 Jul 2018

Trafficked 33-year-old woman from Siliguri rescued in Goa: NCW

The National Commission for Women (NCW) in collaboration with the Goa Police rescued a 33-year-old woman, who was trafficked from Siliguri to the coastal state on June 21, the women's body said.

Bhopal: Man holds model hostage in her house demanding marriage

13 Jul 2018

Bhopal: Man holds model hostage in her house demanding marriage

An armed man is holding a model hostage in an apartment building in Bhopal since this morning, demanding that she marry him, police said.

Four-year-old abducted Delhi girl rescued from Rajasthan: Police

12 Jul 2018

Four-year-old abducted Delhi girl rescued from Rajasthan: Police

A four-year-old girl, who was kidnapped by a childless couple from northwest Delhi, was rescued from Rajasthan, police said today.

Bengaluru: Ola driver held for attempting to abduct woman passenger

06 Jul 2018

Bengaluru: Ola driver held for attempting to abduct woman passenger

An Ola cab driver was arrested for allegedly attempting to abduct a woman passenger who was on her way to Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru, police said.

200 cops worked 24 hours to save kidnapped Hyderabad baby

04 Jul 2018

200 cops worked 24 hours to save kidnapped Hyderabad baby

Within 24hrs, a 6-day-old baby who was abducted from a Hyderabad government hospital got reunited with her parents yesterday.

UP: Married man scripts abduction story to leave live-in partner

14 Jun 2018

UP: Married man scripts abduction story to leave live-in partner

A man was arrested in UP for concocting the story of his abduction after his live-in partner put pressure on him to marry her, police said.