[

ransom

]
The accused tried to burn the boy’s body in a bid to destroy evidence.(Representative Photo/Getty Images)

Car mechanic in Telangana kidnaps 9-yr-old boy for ransom, then kills him

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindyustan Times, Hyderaad
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2020 03:32 PM IST
Police said the initial probe has revealed that the accused had kidnapped the boy to make quick money in the form of ransom.
Close
Members of the district bar association protesting outside the DC office in Ludhiana on Friday.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Members of the district bar association protesting outside the DC office in Ludhiana on Friday.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)

Protesting advocates hold Ludhiana to ransom, block roads

By Amarpal Singh | Hindustan Times, Ludhiana, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2020 10:20 PM IST
Police remain mute spectators as the agitators block roads, lock gates of the mini-secretariat and cause inconvenience to commuters
Close
NCP leaders Ajit Pawar and Sharad Pawar.(HT FILE)
NCP leaders Ajit Pawar and Sharad Pawar.(HT FILE)

Uncle-nephews who held nation to ransom

By Sujata Anandan | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2019 04:22 AM IST
Modern-day politics has been wracked by ambitious nephews who wanted to grab all from their more illustrious and hard-working uncles without quite deserving it
Close
The 15-year-old kidnapper sought a ransom of Rs three lakh.(Representative photo/Getty Images)
The 15-year-old kidnapper sought a ransom of Rs three lakh.(Representative photo/Getty Images)

Class X student held for kidnapping 7-yr-old boy for ransom in Hyderabad: Cops

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
PUBLISHED ON NOV 19, 2019 12:48 AM IST
Police said the tenth standard student and had carried out the kidnapping to fund his bad habits.
Close
Madhya Pradesh is infamous for its dacoit gangs, several of them located around the Chambal ravines.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO/Representative)
Madhya Pradesh is infamous for its dacoit gangs, several of them located around the Chambal ravines.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO/Representative)

Dacoits in Madhya Pradesh’s Satna kidnap farmer, demand Rs 50-lakh ransom

By Amit Singh | Hindustan Times, Bhopal/Satna
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 10:07 PM IST
55-year-old Awadhesh Dwivedi was kidnapped when he opened the door of his house at about 3 am in the morning after being called by a villager who was forced to do so at the gun point by Babuli dacoit gang, in MP’s Satna district.
Close
His body was recovered from the Mufassil area, Siwan Superintendent of Police Navin Chandra Jha said.(PTI/ Representative Image)
His body was recovered from the Mufassil area, Siwan Superintendent of Police Navin Chandra Jha said.(PTI/ Representative Image)

IPL punters behind abduction, murder of 14-year-old Bihar boy, say police

By Avinash Kumar | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2019 03:45 PM IST
Rahul Kumar, a Class 7 student of Kendriya Vidayalya and son of late Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Surendra Patel, was abducted late on Wednesday.
Close
The accused owed Rs 50,000 for rent to the victim, the police said.(Sourced)
The accused owed Rs 50,000 for rent to the victim, the police said.(Sourced)

Four kill money lender in Greater Noida, then demand ransom of Rs 10 lakh

By Tanmayee Tyagi | Hindustan Times, Noida
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2019 03:22 AM IST
Four men have been arrested for allegedly murdering a moneylender from Greater Noida on February 22 and then demanding a ransom of Rs 10 lakh. The accused disposed of the body at a warehouse in Delhi’s Ghazipur area.
Close
The body of a seven-year-old boy, who had been missing for two days, was found in a forest area of a village under Surajpur in the early hours of Sunday morning.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The body of a seven-year-old boy, who had been missing for two days, was found in a forest area of a village under Surajpur in the early hours of Sunday morning.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

‘Abducted’ seven-year-old killed in Greater Noida after father fails to pay ransom

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Greater Noida
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2018 03:40 AM IST
The body of a seven-year-old boy, who had been missing for two days, was found in a forest area of a village under Surajpur in the early hours of Sunday morning
Close
The kidnappers wanted to earn Rs 2 lakh from their prank.(Bloomberg photo)
The kidnappers wanted to earn Rs 2 lakh from their prank.(Bloomberg photo)

Class 10 student kidnaps younger brother for ransom in Faridabad

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Faridabad
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2018 04:12 AM IST
Police have rescued the minor boy, and are questioning four teenagers in the case.
Close
The Delhi Police’s crime branch on Saturday arrested Vikas Singh, a gangster from Bihar wanted for the abduction of Nepalese businessman Suresh Kedia from Birgunj in Nepal in 2016.(HT Photo)
The Delhi Police’s crime branch on Saturday arrested Vikas Singh, a gangster from Bihar wanted for the abduction of Nepalese businessman Suresh Kedia from Birgunj in Nepal in 2016.(HT Photo)

Delhi Police arrest man who took gold worth Rs10 cr as ransom from Nepal trader

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2018 08:35 AM IST
Apart from his involvement in Suresh Kedia’s abduction, Vikas Singh had later eliminated his close aide Babloo Dubey, who was then lodged in Buxar jail, over sharing of ransom money.
Close
Police said they managed to nab the men within three hours of the abduction, when they turned up to collect the ransom.(Getty Images/Picture for representation)
Police said they managed to nab the men within three hours of the abduction, when they turned up to collect the ransom.(Getty Images/Picture for representation)

Five arrested for abducting South Delhi property dealer for Rs 2 lakh

By Karn Pratap Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 25, 2018 04:13 AM IST
DCP (south) Romil Baaniya said the mastermind, Kartik Monga, 19, hatched the kidnapping of Nitin Saini to get back the Rs 2 lakh the latter had borrowed a month ago and was not returning despite repeated requests.
Close
Police investigate at the spot where a body of a four-year-old boy was found inside a wooden chest on the rooftop of his neighbour's house - 18 months after he went missing on Sunday, in Ghaziabad, on Sunday.(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Police investigate at the spot where a body of a four-year-old boy was found inside a wooden chest on the rooftop of his neighbour's house - 18 months after he went missing on Sunday, in Ghaziabad, on Sunday.(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)

Body of four-year-old Ghaziabad boy missing for 18 months recovered from wooden box

By Peeyush Khandelwal | Ghaziabad, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2018 08:09 AM IST
Zaid’s body was curled up inside the box, two feet high and two-and-a-half feet wide. He was dressed in the same school uniform he was wearing when he had gone missing.
Close
Many water tankers make a beeline outside posh housing societies at Kharadi in Pune on Sunday. The population in this area is increasing day by day.(Shankar Narayan/HT Photo)
Many water tankers make a beeline outside posh housing societies at Kharadi in Pune on Sunday. The population in this area is increasing day by day.(Shankar Narayan/HT Photo)

HT investigation Part IV: Water tanker mafia in Pune holds housing societies to ransom

By TEAM HT | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2018 03:22 PM IST
The indiscriminate construction allowed by PMC without creating the water supply infrastructure has led to this situation
Close
Police said they managed to track the accused trio after interrogating more than 200 people.(HT Photo)
Police said they managed to track the accused trio after interrogating more than 200 people.(HT Photo)

TV crime show inspired Kota men to kill friend for ransom

By Aabshar H Quazi | Hindustan Times, Kota
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2018 07:32 AM IST
The three accused abducted and murdered their 19-year-old friend who was studying at a private polytechnic college in Kota city.
Close
SHARE
Story Saved