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abduct

verb carry away, convey away, decamp, deprive, ensnare, impress, kidnap, pirate, purloin, ravish, shanghai, spirit away, subjugate, take away, take by force, take surreptitiously
Associated concepts: kidnapping
Foreign phrases: A piratis aut latronibus capti liberi perranent.Persons taken by pirates or robbers remain free.
See also: carry away, hijack, kidnap
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In 2018, 340 were reportedly abducted, 322 were recovered and 18 were still missing.
The kidnapper used to work as domestic servant in the house of Abdullah and he abducted him to get huge amount as ransom.
The deceased Army man was on way to his home for the festival of Eid when he was abducted in broad daylight from a vehicle.
Last year, an MCA in the same county was abducted by unknown people and his body found dumped at the Ol Donyo Sabuk River three days later.
Ha Tae-keung of the conservative Bareun Party claimed last week that Choi, who worked for Daily NK, a Seoul-based internet news outlet specializing in North Korea, had been abducted from the China-North Korea border in May last year.
It was gathered that among the abducted persons was Audu Kano, the BirninGwari branch Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and seven members of the union.
Meanwhile, the elders and children of the 17 abducted persons appealed the President of Pakistan, the Prime minister and Chief of Army Staff to take notice of the issue and take steps to recovery and release the 17 abducted persons.
The soldiers also abducted another Palestinian after stopping his car at the Barta'a military roadblock, southwest of Jenn, in the northern part of the West Bank.
The rebels also abducted a relative of the couple, along with a barangay councilor and some tanods but released them later.
10 July 2016 - 11:50 Iran Pushes for finding abducted Iranian diplomats Iranian Envoy: Liberation of Iranian Abducted Diplomats Is a National Demand He made the remarks in a meeting with the Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri at the presence of Maryam Mojtahed Zadeh Larijani the wife of Iran's abducted charge de affair in Lebanon.
Rahi announces his stance: Those boycotting parliamentary sessions must attend to elect a president Five Czech nationals abducted to be swapped with Lebanese prisoner Families of abducted servicemen visit their children at Al Nusra's AL SHARQ AL AWSAT: Saudi Arabia obliterates cluster cells connected with ISIL...and run by certain states 431 arrested, including foreigners, who planned to attack mosques, business men and diplomatic missions AL HAYAT: Families of abducted servicemen go to Al Nusra Front to celebrate the Eid with their sons and relay the demands of the kidnappers R.Z.
THREE Indian nationals abducted by the Taliban in Afghanistan were rescued during an operation by elite Afghan troops though at least one more Indian continues to be held by the militants.