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#Kidnapping

From TheJournal.ie Austrian triathlete escapes kidnapping after convincing her captor to let her go Kumberg

Austrian triathlete escapes kidnapping after convincing her captor to let her go

“He was full of hatred,” Nathalie Birli said. “He blindfolded me, forced me to drink wine, and he always held a knife in his hand.”

From TheJournal.ie Police release footage of moment 5-month-old baby rescued from kidnapping in UK Kidnapping This post contains videos

Police release footage of moment 5-month-old baby rescued from kidnapping in UK

35-year-old James Dempsey was jailed for 27 months today over the incident.

From TheJournal.ie US man pleads guilty to kidnapping girl and killing her parents Jayme Closs

US man pleads guilty to kidnapping girl and killing her parents

The 13-year-old victim was held captive in a remote cabin for three months.

From TheJournal.ie Kidnapping suspect 'kept teenager under bed for nearly three months' after shooting her parents Jayme Closs

Kidnapping suspect 'kept teenager under bed for nearly three months' after shooting her parents

When Jake Thomas Patterson left the remote cabin on the 88th day of her captivity, Jayme Closs finally made a break for freedom.

From The42 'Give me a break' - Benzema rubbishes reports of involvement in attempted kidnapping Denial

'Give me a break' - Benzema rubbishes reports of involvement in attempted kidnapping

A former acquaintance who owes Real Madrid’s French striker €50,000 has made the allegation.

From TheJournal.ie Judge says victims of tiger kidnapping deserve 'enormous respect' as she jails men for total of 52 years Securicor

Judge says victims of tiger kidnapping deserve 'enormous respect' as she jails men for total of 52 years

This was the fifth time the case went to trial.

From TheJournal.ie Armed raiders pointed gun at boy's head while he had panic attack, court hears Tiger Kidnapping

Armed raiders pointed gun at boy's head while he had panic attack, court hears

Four men are accused of kidnapping a man’s family and stealing €2.28 million.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after British model (20) kidnapped, drugged and auctioned on dark web for €250,000 Italy

Man arrested after British model (20) kidnapped, drugged and auctioned on dark web for €250,000

A 30-year-old Polish man has been charged with orchestrating the kidnapping.

From TheJournal.ie Man accused of abducting, and stealing savings from, his own elderly father granted bail Limerick

Man accused of abducting, and stealing savings from, his own elderly father granted bail

Accused James O’Connor is charged with abduction and is also alleged to have stolen over €8,000 of his father’s pension and credit union savings.

From TheJournal.ie Westmeath man who kidnapped his ex-partner handed 7-year jail term Central Criminal Court

Westmeath man who kidnapped his ex-partner handed 7-year jail term

At the time of the false imprisonment, the accused would not accept that the relationship was over.

From TheJournal.ie Cyprus police make arrests in hunt for kidnapped girl Nicosia

Cyprus police make arrests in hunt for kidnapped girl

The child’s Norwegian father and Greek Cypriot mother have been engaged in a bitter custody battle.

From TheJournal.ie Man wanted on charges of kidnapping his ex-partner surrenders himself to authorities Extradition

Man wanted on charges of kidnapping his ex-partner surrenders himself to authorities

The man was arrested on a European Arrest Warrant and surrendered to Northern Irish authorities.

From TheJournal.ie Man threatened to cut off penis of man he wrongly thought was a sex offender Abduction

Man threatened to cut off penis of man he wrongly thought was a sex offender

Morgan Doran was one of four men who abducted a young man they wrongly believed sexually assaulted a girl.

From TheJournal.ie Man convicted of kidnapping ex-partner, jury fails to reach verdict on rape charge Longford

Man convicted of kidnapping ex-partner, jury fails to reach verdict on rape charge

The man allegedly beat and threatened the mother of his children throughout their five-year relationship.

From The42 Uefa vice president's niece found dead after kidnapping RIP

Uefa vice president's niece found dead after kidnapping

The woman’s body was found in Mexico after being held for ransom for several days.

From TheJournal.ie Man 'hijacks woman's car' before crashing with her still in it in early morning drama North Dublin

Man 'hijacks woman's car' before crashing with her still in it in early morning drama

The incident began at 5am this morning near Dublin Airport.

From TheJournal.ie South African woman jailed for 10 years for kidnapping baby she raised as her own Zephany Nurse

South African woman jailed for 10 years for kidnapping baby she raised as her own

The girl’s real identity came to light in February 2015, when her younger biological sister began attending the same school.

From TheJournal.ie Hate mail, attacks and hugs: Ten years after being freed from her kidnapper Natascha Kampusch

Hate mail, attacks and hugs: Ten years after being freed from her kidnapper

“I am not angry,” says Natascha Kampusch

From TheJournal.ie Primark kidnapping: 'They offered her sweets... there was a level of planning' Court

Primark kidnapping: 'They offered her sweets... there was a level of planning'

Two teenage girls were detained for three years and three months at a sentencing hearing yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Trucker accused of keeping women as sex slaves faces 20 years in prison Utah

Trucker accused of keeping women as sex slaves faces 20 years in prison

Timothy Vafeades allegedly trapped a series of women on his truck the Twilight Express over the course of 30 years.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Mexican footballer beat his kidnapper up in order to free himself The Great Escape

Mexican footballer beat his kidnapper up in order to free himself

He threatened and beat his captor while on the phone, demanding to be told where they were.

From TheJournal.ie Utah father and son arrested after five women lured into house and tied up in basement Utah

Utah father and son arrested after five women lured into house and tied up in basement

It is believed both men had been using methamphetamine heavily.

From TheJournal.ie Fake kidnapping case: Kevin McGeever's sentence suspended to not waste more taxpayer money Waste Of Time

Fake kidnapping case: Kevin McGeever's sentence suspended to not waste more taxpayer money

The property developer was guilty of wasting garda time by giving false information about his own alleged kidnapping.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s what you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Big rise in kidnapping, murder threats and sexual offences Crime Statistics

Big rise in kidnapping, murder threats and sexual offences

But there’s been a massive drop in the number of murders, according to new crime statistics.

From TheJournal.ie Woman on trial for stealing baby, 18 years after snatching newborn South Africa

Woman on trial for stealing baby, 18 years after snatching newborn

Zephany Nurse was reunited with her birth family after unwittingly getting to know her biological sister.

From TheJournal.ie Jennifer Guinness, survivor of one of Ireland's most notorious kidnappings, has died RIP
From TheJournal.ie Group of American civilians kidnapped in Iraq Baghdad

Group of American civilians kidnapped in Iraq

The individuals were taken from an interpreter’s home in Baghdad.

From TheJournal.ie Concern after five booksellers critical of Chinese government disappear Hong Kong

Concern after five booksellers critical of Chinese government disappear

They are feared to have been detained by Chinese authorities.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí want to know if you saw these two vans involved in the tiger kidnapping Dublin

Gardaí want to know if you saw these two vans involved in the tiger kidnapping

There have been calls for cash-in-transit van employees to sit mandatory training in how to deal with situations like a tiger kidnapping.

From TheJournal.ie Family found safe and well after tiger kidnapping Breaking

Family found safe and well after tiger kidnapping

A ransom was handed over.

From TheJournal.ie YouTuber Sam Pepper has released a video featuring a 'prank' murder... Prank Murder

YouTuber Sam Pepper has released a video featuring a 'prank' murder...

People are outraged. There are fresh calls for Pepper to be banned from the site altogether.

Here's why YouTuber Sam Pepper's new 'prank' video has caused so much outrage

There are fresh calls for him to be banned from the site altogether.

From TheJournal.ie Well-to-do London couple abducted boy from Nigeria and made him their slave for 24 years Ealing

Well-to-do London couple abducted boy from Nigeria and made him their slave for 24 years

Dr Emmanuel Edet engaged in charity work for children in the developing world, while keeping a Nigerian “house boy” trapped in his home.

From TheJournal.ie Man suspected of killing 4-year-old Bosnian refugee admits murdering another child Germany

Man suspected of killing 4-year-old Bosnian refugee admits murdering another child

The little boy, a Bosnian refugee, was abducted from a registration centre for asylum seekers.

From TheJournal.ie Terrorists release video of tourists kidnapped from Philippine resort Demands

Terrorists release video of tourists kidnapped from Philippine resort

The video shows three men and a woman at gunpoint.

From TheJournal.ie Mexico's government says corrupt cops kidnapped 43 students and burned them - investigators disagree Kidnapping

Mexico's government says corrupt cops kidnapped 43 students and burned them - investigators disagree

The medical and legal experts from Spain and Latin America said they don’t believe the official story.

From TheJournal.ie Kidnapped teenage girl found dead in Germany Ransom Note

Kidnapped teenage girl found dead in Germany

A ransom for her safe return was set at over €1 million.

From The42 Former caddie claims Robert Allenby's Hawaii kidnapping story isn't true Allenby Abduction

Former caddie claims Robert Allenby's Hawaii kidnapping story isn't true

Allenby told the media in January that he had been drugged, kidnapped, robbed and beaten following a night out in a Waikiki wine bar.

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