Translation of kidnapping in Spanish:

kidnapping

secuestro, n.

(US kidnaping)

Pronunciation: /ˈkɪdnapɪŋ//ˈkɪdnæpɪŋ/

noun

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    secuestro masculine
    rapto masculine
    • Most of the kidnappings are by criminal groups that want a ransom, or sectarian groups that want to sow divisions.
    • Those guns would have been destined to be used in murders, robberies or kidnappings.
    • The threat to foreign contractors has escalated in the past month following a series of kidnappings and murders.
    • There have been reports of recent attempted kidnappings, muggings and stabbings.
    • The attack was only the second known kidnapping of foreign women since the wave of kidnappings began earlier this year.
    • When police checked his computer it contained information about kidnappings, murder and the mutilation of bodies.
    • We saw more murders and kidnappings than ever before, and violent crimes took a quantum leap.
    • The threat of carjackings and kidnappings keeps people locked inside their houses.
    • It is now one of the most dangerous parts of the country rife with crime, kidnappings and attacks.
    • He said gang-related homicides and kidnappings continued to provide a serious challenge.
    • He said too many kidnappings were taking place and the kidnappers were becoming richer at the end of the day.
    • After hours of careful searches, the soldiers assisted by air surveillance found no evidence of any kidnappings or refugees at all.
    • They have been behind many of the kidnappings of westerners in recent weeks.
    • I refer to the state of crime, violence and kidnappings in our country.
    • The nation never had so many murders, kidnappings and other serious crimes before in its history.
    • If you know of anyone who might be involved with this string of kidnappings, please call your local police department immediately.
    • The backlash could include bombings, kidnappings, plane hijackings and even beheadings.
    • Smith was charged with three kidnappings, three robberies and three firearms offences relating to alleged incidents on the day.
    • With all the murders, robberies and kidnappings, I have to wonder… where is the love?
    • But the government tags the group as a gang of bandits that specializes in kidnappings.