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Woman celebrates birthday in Costa Rica, goes missing

FLORIDA: A US tourist vanished while celebrating her birthday in Costa Rica – and her family fears she may have been kidnapped. The last time Florida resident Carla Stefaniak’s friends and family heard from her was the evening of Nov. 27, when she texted them to say the power in ...

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Indian Wife kidnaps 64-year-old British-Indian Husband

BIRMINGHAM: A 64-year-old British Indian man, Pritpal Singh Plah, was kidnapped by his recently wedded wife. Rajni Sharma, a 40-year-old Indian woman. Plah married the 24 years his junior Rajni, in March 2018. Rajni is Plah’s second wife and he married her after divorcing his first wife. Soon after his ...

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79 school pupils kidnapped in troubled Cameroon region

YAOUNDE: Gunmen kidnapped 79 school students on Monday in an English-speaking region of Cameroon where separatists are fighting an armed campaign for independence, security and government sources said. The abductions, the worst incident so far in 13 months of unrest, came just a day before longtime President Paul Biya was ...

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Africa’s youngest billionaire kidnapped by gunmen in Tanzania

NAIROBI: Africa’s youngest billionaire was kidnapped by gunmen from a gymnasium in Tanzania’s economic capital Dar es Salaam, officials said. Mohammed Dewji, 43, who heads the MeTL Group which operates in about 10 countries with interests in agriculture to insurance, transport, logistics and the food industry, was snatched as he ...

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Indonesian woman held captive in cave for 15 years

JAKARTA: Police in Sulawesi, Indonesia say they have freed a 28-year-old woman who was held captive in a cave for 15 years by a village shaman. The 83-year-old man is alleged to have kidnapped the woman when she was 13, and brainwashed her into believing he was possessed by a ...

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Indian minor girl allegedly kidnapped, raped by school headmaster

HYDERABAD: In yet another incident of heinous crime, a minor girl was allegedly kidnapped and raped by the headmaster of an Upper Primary School and his nephew. This incident took place at Shamsabad area. According to the details furnished by ACP of Shamsabad Police, Mr. S. Ashok Kumar Goud, the ...

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11-year-old Indian girl repeatedly gang-raped

(File/PTI) CHANNAI: The girl was lured with soft drinks laced with drugs, then later kept silent with weapons and threats, according to police. Repeatedly, over several months, authorities said, more than a dozen men raped and molested the 11-year-old, who lived with her parents in a gated community in the ...

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Builder kidnapped and raped two women

LONDON: An “obsessed” builder kidnapped, raped and cut the throats of two young women, leaving one of them dead in a freezer at a disused house, a court has heard. Mujahid Arshid, 33, had planned for weeks to abduct the two “attractive” women, kill them and dump their bodies in ...

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Bitcoin exchange chief executive kidnapped

KIEV: The chief executive of Exmo Bitcoin exchange has been kidnapped in Ukraine. According to Russian and Ukranian media reports Pavel Lerner, 40, was kidnapped while leaving his office in Kiev’s Obolon district on 26 December. The reports said he was dragged into a black Mercedes-Benz by men wearing balaclavas. ...

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Young British diplomat in Beirut ‘raped and strangled’

BEIRUT: A British diplomat is feared to have been kidnapped, raped and murdered after her body was found dumped at a roadside on the outskirts of Beirut. Rebecca Dykes, 30, was heading home after meeting friends at a bar in the Lebanese capital when she was last seen alive at ...

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