kidnapping

[ UK /kˈɪdnæpɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈkɪdˌnæpɪŋ/ ]
NOUN
  1. (law) the unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment
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How To Use kidnapping In A Sentence

  • All three impulsively committed a felonious act that lead to their incarceration, i.e., attempted murder and kidnapping, attempted murder, and murder.
  • The threat to foreign contractors has escalated in the past month following a series of kidnappings and murders.
  • Rather, Robertson, skulking ahead, has now downgraded his earlier call to murder and mayhem to mere kidnapping.
  • Both were convicted of indecently assaulting one victim, two charges of kidnapping, one of attempted kidnapping and three of false imprisonment.
  • There have been reports of recent attempted kidnappings, muggings and stabbings.
  • There are documented cases of rape as a tool of war, mass killings and kidnappings.
  • According to sources, Smart will testify that Mitchell was motivated primarily by sex and not religion in kidnapping her, and that his behavior was inconsistent with that of a 'prophet,' which he proclaimed himself to be. Reader poll: Send Roman Polanski to prison? (Jack Bog's Blog)
  • That custom lacks the quaintness of lobola and in my world, it would be called kidnapping.
  • Towler was serving 12 years to life for rape, felonious assault and kidnapping for an abduction on May 24, 1981.
  • Davis also faces three other special circumstances in connection with the murder charge: kidnapping, burglary and robbery.
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