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Kidnapping and Abduction Intelligence Report: 16th – 31st August 2018

Intelligence Fusion’s fortnightly report collating all incidents relating to abduction and kidnapping from across the globe. Full incident details are available to clients and subscribers.

North America

Region Country Date and Time Incident Details
North America USA 16/08/2018 14:50 A woman was possibly abducted in Fayetteville.
North America Mexico 17/08/2018 11:00 12 year old female Chinese national kidnapped by a woman at the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia
North America Mexico 17/08/2018 17:01 Young girl missing in Centla, State of Tabasco; Believed to have been kidnapped by her Step-father
North America USA 17/08/2018 17:00 Two individuals arrested and a kidnapped man rescued in the Venustiano Carranza area of Mexico City, in the State of Mexico
North America USA 17/08/2018 17:01 A man allegedly kidnapped a woman in Salt Lake City
North America USA 17/08/2018 11:00 A woman was reportedly kidnapped and tortured in Blount County, Tennessee
North America USA 21/08/2018 19:30 Man attempted to abduct a child on W. 47th St., in the Back of the Yards neighbourhood of Chicago
North America USA 21/08/2018 16:00 A man tried to kidnap a 10 year old girl in New Orleans
North America Mexico 22/08/2018 12:00 2 individuals rescued from a virtual kidnapping attempt at the Hotel Ave. Cancun in Cancun, State of Quintana Roo
North America Mexico 23/08/2018 00:00 4 kidnapped individuals rescued in the Nueva Esperanza neighbourhood of Sayula de Aleman, in the State of Veracruz
North America Mexico 25/08/2018 12:00 22 kidnapped migrants rescued from a home in San Cristobal de Las Casas, in the State of Chiapas
North America USA 26/08/2018 12:00 Man attempts to abduct an 11 year old child on South Vincennes Ave., in the Gresham neighbourhood of Chicago
North America USA 27/08/2018 20:00 A man attempted to abduct a child in Brownsville, Pennsylvania
North America USA 27/08/2018 12:00 Two men kidnapped, tortured and tried to extort a woman in Palm Beach
North America Mexico 27/08/2018 15:00 Kidnapped 19 year old boy managed to escape from his captors and sought help in Pedro Ascencio de Alquisiras, in the State of Guerrero
North America Mexico 27/08/2018 13:40 10 year old girls disappears in Villa Ocuiltzapotlan, in the State of Tabasco
North America USA 29/08/2018 12:30 A man driving a white van attempted to abduct a child in Whitetown, Indiana


South America

Region Country Date and Time Incident Details
South America Colombia 25/08/2018 12:00 Authorities foil the kidnapping attempt of 3 individuals in the municipality of Tibu in Norte de Santander
South America Argentina 28/08/2018 12:00 9 year old girl tied up and gagged by 2 unidentified individuals inside her home in the Ibarra neighbourhood of Villa Gobernador Galvez
South America Brazil 30/08/2018 06:00 Bus hijacked and passengers held hostage by criminals along the Rio-Santos highway near Mangaratiba, in the State of Rio de Janeiro




Region Country Date and Time Incident Details
Africa South Africa 16/08/2018 14:00 8-year-old girl kidnapped in Platfontein
Africa Cameroon 16/08/2018 06:00 Deputy Mayor kidnapped in Ndop, north West Region
Africa DRC 17/08/2018 12:00 4 Red Cross workers kidnapped by Mai Mai militiamen in Tanganyika territory
Africa Malawi 18/08/2018 03:00 Police are attempting to find a person who attempted to kidnap a boy with albinism in Ngabu, Malawi
Africa Libya 16/08/2018 00:01 Unknown gunmen kidnap a 17-year-old boy between Ras Lanuf and Ben Jawad
Africa Nigeria 16/08/2018 23:40 Gunmen shot dead a man and abducted two others at Sheda in Kwali Area Council, Nigeria
Africa Ghana 17/08/2018 12:00 21-year-old woman kidnapped at Nkroful junction in Sekondi-Takoradi
Africa Nigeria 18/08/2018 12:00 Police rescued an electoral commission employee who had been kidnapped in Akwa Ibom
Africa Morocco 19/08/2018 00:01 17-year-old kidnapped, gang raped and tortured for over 2 months in Olad Ayad, Beni Melal
Africa Nigeria 19/08/2018 01:00 Priest’s wife kidnapped in Guguwa, Igabi LGA of Kaduna State
Africa Cameroon 19/08/2018 18:00 Prison Administrator kidnapped in Bali, North West Region
Africa Nigeria 20/08/2018 12:30 4 reported killed during failed kidnap attempt in Ogbemakoku/Iyak community in Abua-Odual LGA, Rivers State
Africa Cameroon 21/08/2018 12:00 Multiple kidnappings reported in Ngaoundéré, Adamawa Region
Africa Nigeria 21/08/2018 00:01 Armed Ogbe-Ijoh and Isaba youths allegedly abduct a farmer in Ughelli South LGA of Delta State
Africa Cameroon 21/08/2018 12:00 District judge kidnapped in Bamenda, North West Region
Africa Nigeria 22/08/2018 00:01 Man kidnapped in Delta State
Africa South Africa 23/08/2018 07:00 Grade 9 girl abducted and sexually assaulted in Cape Town
Africa South Africa 24/08/2018 15:00 9-year-old boy kidnapped from an aftercare facility in Newtown, Durban
Africa Uganda 24/08/2018 14:00 Attempted kidnap of an MP from his hospital bed at Lubaga hospital, Uganda
Africa Nigeria 25/08/2018 00:01 Woman kidnapped in Amaigbo, Nwangele LGA of Imo State
Africa South Sudan 25/08/2018 14:00 2 children kidnapped between Jebel Mulak and Korangeref of Jubek state
Africa Nigeria 25/08/2018 08:00 A youth corps member has been kidnapped while serving in Birnin Kebbi, Akwa Ibom
Africa Nigeria 25/08/2018 00:01 Youth cult member is kidnapped in Nto Okon Usung Itike village in Ukanafun, Akwa Ibom State
Africa Cameroon 26/08/2018 12:00 3 ENEO energy company workers kidnapped in Buea, South West Region



Region Country Date and Time Incident Details
Europe Spain 16/08/2018 16:45 A father abducted his two daughters in Alicante and tried to board a ferry to Algeria
Europe Italy 17/08/2018 12:00 Woman kidnapped, beaten up and sexually abused by former partner in Reggio Emilia
Europe Turkey 18/08/2018 08:00 Kidnap attempt in Istanbul’s Denizköşkler neighborhood – Avcilar district
Europe United Kingdom 25/08/2018 10:45 A man armed with a knife attempted to abduct a lone woman at a Hillingdon Park in Yeading in London
Europe United Kingdom 26/08/2018 01:35 A woman was reportedly forced into a car in a suspected kidnapping in Warrington
Europe Turkey 28/08/2018 23:00 Kidnapped Libyan student rescued in Istanbul – 3 Syrians arrested
Europe Italy 30/08/2018 11:00 Polish woman kidnapped and beaten up in Sommacampagna, Verona Province
Europe Italy 30/08/2018 10:00 Woman kidnapped and tortured in Lumezzane, Brescia Province

Middle East

Region Country Date and Time Incident Details
Middle East UAE 16/08/2018 00:01 3 years jail for Dubai Airport kidnapper
Middle East Yemen 28/08/2018 00:01 Houthis kidnapped dozens from Al-Kharba, Dhamar Governorate



Region Country Date and Time Incident Details
Asia Philippines 16/08/2018 05:20 Police officer and 2 civilians reportedly kidnapped by NPA rebels in Sitio Kapaltatan near Ilagan City, Isabela
Asia Philippines 16/08/2018 07:00 10 year old boy reportedly kidnapped by unidentified men in Jolo, Sulu
Asia India 16/08/2018 10:00 A 5 year old boy was kidnapped in the Sakinaka’s Jarimari area of Mumbai
Asia Philippines 19/08/2018 00:00 3 Chinese nationals kidnap a fellow Chinese national in Barangay Pio del Pilar in Makati
Asia India 19/08/2018 02:00 Abducted 2 year old rescued in Bamunimaidam, India
Asia Philippines 19/08/2018 12:00 Kidnapped soldier and CAFGU member manage to escape from the NPA in BArangay Lambog, Man-ay, Davao Oriental
Asia Malaysia 21/08/2018 23:30 Police rescued a kidnap victim and arrested 13 people in Johor Baru
Asia Cambodia 22/08/2018 00:01 A Chinese businessman was kidnapped in Tuol Kouk District of Phnom Penh
Asia India 22/08/2018 12:00 3 abducted children rescued, 2 kidnappers arrested from Secunderabad Railway Station in Hyderbad, Telangana
Asia Malaysia 24/08/2018 00:01 Man abducted and assaulted by a group of suspected loan sharks in Johor Baru
Asia China 25/08/2018 14:00 5 year old girl kidnapped in Xuanwei, Yunnan province
Asia Kashmir 30/08/2018 20:00 5 kin of policemen abducted by terrorists in south Kashmir, J&K


Region Country Date and Time Incident Details
Oceania New Zealand 19/08/2018 13:00 Woman kidnapped in Tikipunga, Whangarei
Oceania New Zealand 21/08/2018 15:00 Attempted child abduction in Timaru, Southern Island
Oceania New Zealand 23/08/2018 22:00 Baby kidnapped from hospital in South Brisbane
Oceania New Zealand 29/08/2018 13:00 A woman attempted to abduct a 6 year old girl in Currimundi, Sunshine Coast


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