Examples of abduction in a Sentence
discredited reports of abductions by aliens
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The 55-year-old Sinwar, who spent two decades in Israeli prison after being convicted of masterminding the abduction and killing of two Israeli soldiers, has close ties with Hamas’ militant wing and takes a hard line toward Israel.
The sentencing of the three protest leaders capped an emotional week for the city’s embattled democracy activists, with one Democratic Party member being accused on Tuesday of falsifying an account of abduction and torture by Chinese agents.
Long story short, the alleged abduction led to Robert's Rebellion, a civil war among the great houses.
After hearing more than nine hours of testimony, Judge William R. Carpenter said Cherie Amoore knew the difference between right and wrong and had, at least to some extent, premeditated the child’s abduction.
Since the election of Burundi’s president to a third term in 2015, hundreds of thousands have fled the nation amid claims of torture, abduction, and murder.
Terrence Robinson-Bey, 54, was sentenced by Summit County Common Pleas Court Judge Christine Croce to 18 years in jail on charges of felonious assault, abduction and having weapons under a disability.
But stories of rape, killings and abductions are common in what has become one of South Sudan's most volatile cities.
That turned out to be the key to cracking the case, as a witness copied down the license-plate number of the car the kidnapper was driving – the same car used several hours later in the Saefong abduction.
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legal Definition of abduction
- abduction of a robbery victim
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