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A rich businessman was abducted at gunpoint by four masked men who are asking for one million dollars for his safe returnA father who was angry after losing custody of his children following his divorce has abducted the two children, and fled the country.

A rich businessman was abducted at gunpoint by four masked men who are asking for one million dollars for his safe return.

The abduction of British diplomat James Cross by Quebec separatists was one of the most important events in modern Canadian history.

Hospital officials have increased security around the nursery following reports of a woman who was trying to abduct a baby.

According to a newspaper article I read, most child abductions that occur are committed by a divorced parent.

In my country, abductions of the rich are a common occurrence. Usually, the people are released unharmed after a ransom is paid.

A number of tourists appear to have been abducted by a terrorist group opposed to foreign visitors to the country.

The woman claimed to have been abducted by aliens who took her to their planet and performed scientific experiments on her.

Reports of alien abductions have increased substantially since the UFO was sighted.

The young boy was abducted by his father and taken out of the country without his mother's permission.

The child was apparently abducted from her backyard while out playing.

In the culture of Laos, brides were traditionally abducted by the groom's friends and relatives prior to the wedding.

In the past, soldiers in Honduras often abducted teenagers from the street to be military recruits.

In an army-led revolt in Haiti in 1991, President Jean-Bertrand Aristide was abducted and deported to Venezuela.

In March of 1996, three American soldiers were jailed in Japan for up to seven years for the abduction and rape of a schoolgirl in Okinawa.

In 2002, in the southern Chinese province of Guangxi, a man was executed for abducting and then selling 104 women as brides to poor farmers.

In some developing countries, children are abducted from their homes and recruited into the army.

Discussion question: Has there ever been a famous case of abduction in your country? Talk about it.

Find someone who knows of a famous person who has been abducted.


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