#kidnap

.Florida, USA
(Photo credit: Representational/Pixabay)

  • The video was released on the Facebook page of Escambia County Sheriff's Office
  • The kidnapper is now in police custody
  • The man has an extensive criminal history including child sexual offences

.Brunswick, Georgia, USA
(Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Ahmaud was first chased down by the three men in a truck before being fatally shot
  • Ahmaud Arbery was a 25 year old black man
  • Two of the indicted men claimed to have acted in self-defense 

.Kaduna, Nigeria
The three students were shot dead three days after they were kidnapped. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • The three students were kidnapped from their university in northwest Nigeria
  • The killings were an escalation in the mass kidnappings that are plaguing northwest and central Nigeria
  • The remains of the students were found in a village close to the university

.Sanaa, Yemen
The Iran-backed Huthis seized Sanaa from the government in 2014. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Entisar al-Hammadi was captured on February 20 along with two other models
  • Her lawyer said that she was targeted for working in the fashion industry
  • Hammadi posted sessions with local stylists and designers on social media

.Mando, Nigeria
Parents reunited with their daughters in Nigeria's Jangabea after more than 300 schoolgirls were kidnapped in an attack on their school. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Nigerian gunmen raided a college in the northwestern state of Kaduna
  • At least 30 students are feared kidnapped
  • The gunmen shot indiscriminately and took the students hostage

.Nigeria
Authorities initially said 317 girls were abducted when gunmen, known locally as bandits, raided the Government Girls Secondary School. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Hundreds of girls were kidnapped from a boarding school in northwestern Nigeria last week
  • President Muhammadu Buhari expressed "overwhelming joy" at their release
  • The governor urged parents not to let the incident discourage their children from going to school

.Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Both Dubai and UAE have previously said that princess Latifa is in the loving care of her family. (Photo Credit: Screengrab))

  • Princess Shamsa was kidnapped in 2000 from Britain
  • The UK Foreign Office has declined to comment 
  • Princess Latifa herself has been kept hostage after she tried to run away

.Niger, Nigeria
The 53 people were abducted while travelling on a state-owned bus in Niger state. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • "Delighted to receive the 53 bus passengers who were abducted by armed bandits," the governor of Niger state said
  • The kidnapping was carried out a week ago
  • The released include 20 women and nine children

Only two months ago, more than 300 students were kidnapped in nearby Katsina state. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • 27 students, three teachers and 12 family members of the teachers have been abducted in Nigeria
  • President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a rescue operation for the students
  • At least 650 students were present in the school at the time of kidnapping

.Madhya Pradesh, India
Some of the missing girls were also found in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. (Photo Credit: Representational/ Pixabay)

  • 'Operation Muskan' was carried out in January in which 2,444 missing and abducted girls were rescued 
  • Under the campaign, about 82% of the missing or abducted girls were found in MP 
  • The remaining were traced to various other states, including Punjab and Kerala