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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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Abdul Malik expressed his delight over the safe release of the abductees.
Although the police absolutely failed to recover the abductee from the clutches of the kidnappers during the past hundreds days, yet the DPO Shakir Hussain Dawar claimed that the police had made all-out efforts to recover the abductee and had apprehended more than 25 suspects from Lahore, Okara, Multan and other cities but it remained clueless because the gang seems to be well organised and professional.
Her tragedy has had no end: After isolation and reeducation, she taught Japanese at Kim Jong I1 Political and Military University, married a South Korean abductee, and was reported to have committed suicide after a nervous breakdown in 1993.
Government officials and influential opinion leaders also privately voice concern that the abductee issue has led to Japan's marginalization in the multilateral negotiations on North Korea's nuclear weapons program.
Female abductees frequently report the taking or implantation of eggs in their uterus, while males may have sperm samples taken.
Kim promises to reinvestigate the fate of other abductees.
The police recovered the abductee and arrested three women, Gul Raj Lateef, Gul Naz Fazal and Safoora Begam.
After perusal of the above report, Chief Justice passed the order that the abductee Zakir Ullah has been traced out and is being shifted to Rehabilitation Center, Lakki Marwat.
Former North Korean agent Kim Hyon Hui met Wednesday with the parents of Megumi Yokota, one of the Japanese abducted by Pyongyang, while telling family members of another abductee that she saw several people in North Korea who a Japanese organization suspects were abducted by the North while she was still in the country.
administration in resolving the abduction issue after the meeting, with Shigeru Yokota, the 76-year-old father of abductee Megumi Yokota, saying, ''The secretary of state stressed that she has not forgotten about the abduction issue.
The move also undermines the credibility of the North's allegation that Japanese abductee Megumi Yokota has died, as well as of its information about other abductees.