kidnap

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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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He said their other calls and mobile numbers used to make calls to relatives of kidnapees were also under observations and most of them were located in Mardan and other areas.
A police team was constituted for this purpose which raided the house and arrested the kidnapper and recovered the kidnapee safely.
The kidnappers killed the kidnapee on the refusal of his family to pay the ransom.