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Sabah cops won’t entertain ransom demands for kidnapped fishermen

The state police chief says they are working with their Philippine counterparts to trace missing trio.

Sabah police studying if pump boats can continue after latest kidnapping

Sabah police chief instructed by chief minister to gather views from various security agencies and fishing community on whether to continue allowing use of pump boats.

Masked gunmen abduct 3 Indonesian fishermen from Sabah waters

The gang of seven boarded two boats off Lahad Datu and sped off with the fishermen towards Tawi-Tawi Island in southern Philippines.

3 nabbed for kidnap attempt on teenage schoolgirl

15-year-old girl says she fled after she was approached by two men in a black car.

Nigerian kidnapped for refusing to share RM206,000 proceeds from love scam

Cops have detained six Nigerians in connection with the case.

Nigerian boy stages own kidnap, demands father pay ransom

The amount of ransom is exactly the same as the amount the father received after selling his car to pay off household bills.  

Suspected Abu Sayyaf-linked gunmen kidnap 10 fishermen

Police are trying to ascertain why the kidnappers targeted sea gypsies off Sabah's east coast.

Cops rescue Syrian kidnap victim in a matter of hours in...

A group had earlier demanded RM100,000 in ransom for his release.

Malaysia in US list of countries with risk of kidnapping, hostage...

The US State Department warns Americans abroad that they face the risks of kidnapping and hostage taking by criminals and terrorists in 35 countries.

Kidnapping of businessman: Leader of Gee Tiong Seng secret society held

He is among 16 detained to facilitate investigations.

Who says Dr M not confident in PH candidate, asks Muhyiddin

The PPBM president says the prime minister himself will go down to the ground to campaign for Pakatan Harapan today.

Canadian geologist kidnapped in Burkina Faso found dead

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said her country was 'appalled and deeply saddened' by the killing.

‘Jayme is the hero’ sheriff says of Wisconsin girl who escaped...

The 13-year-old has escaped a house in the tiny town of Gordon where she had been held captive for three months.

Cops confirm kidnap off Sabah waters, RM400,000 ransom demand

Clip was sent to fisherman's employer with RM400,000 ransom demand note.

Kidnap incident won’t affect ties with Indonesia, says Mat Sabu

The defence minister says the two nations have always enjoyed a good relationship.

5 Sarawakians kidnapped, assaulted by Indonesian army

The victims, aged between 15 and 64, have since been released.

Africa’s youngest billionaire kidnapped in Tanzania

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 entered the gym of a hotel in the city.

Kidnappers demanding RM4 million ransom for fishermen, say cops

Sabah police commissioner Omar Mammah says no time period was given for the payment of ransom for two Indonesian fishermen kidnapped on Sept 11.

‘The Raid’ director teams with Netflix for a bloody terrifying ‘Apostle’...

Apostle is about Thomas Richardson who travels to a remote island to rescue his sister who is kidnapped by a mysterious religious cult.

2 men kidnapped off Pulau Gaya, Semporna

Police have not ruled out the possibility that the victims were abducted by a kidnap-for-ransom group.

Actor cries ‘Kidnap’, Esscom sees red

Esscom commander Hazani Ghazali believes 'fake' statement could have been made to create cheap publicity for actor's new movie next month.

Taliban kidnap dozens in Afghanistan’s north despite ceasefire

A Kunduz provincial council member said a total of 300 to 400 passengers could have been on the buses when they were stopped by insurgents.

100 women freed from sex traffickers in Mexico

Found in a dawn raid on a central Mexico City brothel, they included women from Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Paraguay and Venezuela, in Latin America, and in eastern Europe.

US police rescue 11 children from “extremists” at “filthy” hideout

The investigation kicked off late last year in Jonesboro, Georgia, where 39-year-old Siraj Wahhaj of the state's Clayton County was accused of kidnapping his toddler - who was ultimately not found.