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kidnap

verb abduct, bear off, capture, carry off, conney away, ensnare, hold for ransom, impress, put under duress, run away with, run off with, seize, shanghai, snatch, spirit away, steal away, take away, take by force, unlawfully seize, waylay
Associated concepts: false imprisonment
Foreign phrases: A piratis aut latronibus capti liberi perranent.Persons captured by pirates or robbers remain free.
See also: abduct, carry away
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The kidnapers seem to have not been targeting the Korean official in particular.
After awhile, Al Shuraiqi added, the hostage brother had received a written note from the kidnapers demanding a ransom of US$ 5 million to set his brother free or they would kill him if the matter was taken to the Police.
Police Sources said on Friday that unidentified kidnapers kidnapped a six years old child named Roaiidad Azam, on March 18 when he was playing outside his house at Rahatabad village Hatyain in the limits of Lundkhwar police station.
Police have also arrested three kidnapers while two others managed to escape.
Last week, the mother of Shahbaz Taseer went to the kidnapers to deliver the ransom amount, however, later the deal was cancelled due to the ongoing property issues inside the Taseer's family.