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14 January 2019 8:02 PM Jayme Closs says accused kidnapper shot her parents, taped her hands, feet and drove her to remote cabin

Thirteen-year-old Jayme Closs has told police she tried to hide from the man accused of killing her parents and kidnapping her, but that he dragged her out of her home and threw her in the trunk of his vehicle. Prosecutors filed a criminal complaint on Monday charging Jake Thomas Patterson with two counts of intentional homicide, kidnapping and burglary 116

25 December 2018 3:56 PM Cameroon English-speaking separatists attack town, kidnap 15

A regional governor in Cameroon says armed English-speaking separatists attacked a French-speaking town, killing one person, kidnapping 15 others and burning 86 homes in the country's restive North West region. Governor Augustine Awah Fonka said the attack on Sunday and Monday was the second on the town of Bangourain. Abdouramann Njowir, a resident 83

11 December 2018 5:01 PM Kenyan police: Key suspect in Italian's kidnapping arrested

Kenyan police officials on Tuesday said they have detained the man they believe to be responsible for the kidnapping of an Italian volunteer. The suspect, identified as Ibrahim Adan Omar, was arrested in Bangali town in Tana county on Sunday, said James Akoru, a senior police official based at the Kenyan coast. Police had offered a $10 000 reward for Adan, who they described 72

11 December 2018 2:41 PM Man appears in court for hijacking, abducting Durban businesswoman

A KwaZulu-Natal man alleged to have links to the abduction and hijacking of a Durban businesswoman appeared briefly in the Durban Magistrate's Court on Tuesday. Asibonge Mdlalose, 28, is accused of kidnapping and robbery with aggravating circumstances following the much publicised abduction of 54-year-old Marta Rubilar. Following a frantic search on Friday 59

06 December 2018 10:05 AM Angolan activist talks human rights with country's president

An Angolan human rights activist says the country's president plans to investigate a case of alleged torture by police officials. Activist and journalist Rafael Marques de Morais says he told President Joao Lourenco at a meeting on Wednesday that two Criminal Investigation Service officials allegedly involved in the 2016 torture of Joao Dala received 85

29 November 2018 7:22 PM Report: Italy focuses on Egyptian agents in Regeni murder

Italian news agency ANSA says prosecutors are set to open an investigation against seven Egyptian secret service members related to the torture and murder of an Italian researcher in January 2016. ANSA reported on Thursday that prosecutor Sergio Colaiocco is to formally launch a kidnapping investigation against the suspects next week. ANSA did not cite sources 72

25 November 2018 5:33 AM Kenya identifies suspects in Italian woman's kidnapping

Kenyan police have identified three suspects in the kidnapping of an Italian woman and are offering a reward of one million shillings ($9 750) for information leading to their arrest. There has been no claim of responsibility for the first kidnapping of a foreigner in the East African nation in several years. Police have said they are optimistic the aid worker 64

18 November 2018 3:24 PM 'Rise in kidnapping of women and children is concerning'

An increase in the kidnappings of women and children in Gauteng is concerning, provincial Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane said on Sunday. She said an incident involving a minibus-taxi driver on Friday happened in the wake of her department hosting a taxi summit following incidents of kidnapping, robbery and rape within the industry. On Friday 72

15 November 2018 9:02 AM WATCH: Senior lawyer dragged into car and kidnapped 'for department's R80m budget'

Charity Nzuza, executive officer of the National Forum on the Legal Profession, and a colleague were kidnapped outside her home in Centurion on Wednesday afternoon. South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi shared video footage of the kidnapping on Twitter. Vavi told News24 that Nzuza's brother-in-law, Nhlanhla 69

13 November 2018 4:13 AM 10 quotes that sealed Hannah Cornelius murderers' fate

Judge Rosheni Allie on Monday handed three men life sentences for the kidnapping, rape and murder of Stellenbosch University student Hannah Cornelius and the brutal attack on her friend Cheslin Marsh. 1. "The State correctly submitted that the accused can't be allowed to patrol the streets in search of opportunities to perpetrate violence and brutal 67