Kidnapping | The Daily Star
  • Abducted schoolgirl traceless for 12 days

    A Hindu schoolgirl kidnapped from Chailabunia village under Galachipa upazila of Patuakhali 12 days ago, is yet to be rescued while the accused is allegedly threatening the victim's family to withdraw the case.

  • missing ambassador

    The case of the missing ambassador

    We are happy to see that the ambassador, who had gone missing 15 months ago, has returned home. And he happens to be among only a lucky few to have done so.

  • 4 to walk gallows for murder after abduction

    A court here yesterday sentenced four people to death for killing a battery-run easy-bike driver in 2014.

  • Now kids are kidnapping

    Police rescued a boy who was kidnapped while heading home after school at Madarbari area under Sadarghat police station in Chittagong. Four juveniles were arrested in this connection early yesterday.

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    DB men involved in kidnapping

    If abuse of power is the worst of all forms of corruption, as some say, a section of our security forces is definitely making the most of it.

  • Farhad Mazhar: It doesn't seem to be a case of abduction: IGP

    Police have not yet found any clue as to whether Farhad Mazhar was abducted on the morning of July 3 from near his Adabar residence

  • Farhad Mazhar: Investigators grapple with confusions

    Investigators are having trouble solving the Farhad Mazhar kidnapping mystery as the case is riddled with confusions and questions, said DB officials.

  • Remains of missing Kushtia BNP leader found

    Remains of a local BNP leader is recovered in Kumarkhali upazila of Kushtia last night, a year after he was abducted from the district.

  • Shafik on fresh 5-day remand

    A Dhaka court places journalist Shafik Rehman on fresh 5-day remand in a case filed over an alleged plot to kidnap and kill prime minister’s son Sajeeb Wazed Joy.

  • Child abducted from Ashulia rescued in Natore

    A child who was abducted two days ago from Ashulia, at the outskirts of Dhaka, has been rescued in Natore.

  • Game on '71 war out on March 26

    A group of girls have been kidnapped by the Pakistani occupation forces and are held hostage at a torture camp, four kilometres off from Shanir-char in Barisal, a strategically important Pakistani outpost. Shamsu Bahini, a group of five desperados and commandoes guerrillas who reclaimed the Char from the Pakistani's grip move to rescue their sisters.

  • 2 Brac officials abducted in Afghanistan

    Unidentified criminals abducted two Bangladeshi Brac officials in Kunduz of war-torn Afghanistan on Thursday.

  • 'Take me to my parents' (video)

    She may have been briefly separated from her parents for her poor judgement of a child, but then it was her ready wits that soon reunited her with them.

  • Kidnappers of boy demand Tk 1 crore

    Criminals yesterday demanded Tk 1 crore as ransom from a man after stealing his two-year-old son from their home in Galachipa upazila, said police.

  • Ruet BCL leader ‘kidnapped’ using Rab identity

    A leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) at Rajshahi University of Engineering Technology (Ruet) is allegedly kidnapped from his home using identity of the elite force Rapid Action Battalion.

  • Kidnapping in the hills

    THE safety situation in the Chittagong Hill Tracts has deteriorated sharply, a manifestation of which we see in a rise in the incidents of abduction in the region.

  • Argentine man 'kept wife and son locked up for years'

    Police in Argentina have charged a man they say kept his wife and adult son locked up in a cell for several years with unlawful imprisonment.