It seems the game of kidnapping is increasing with many players joining as captors or victims. These facts about kidnapping will leave you running for cover when you sight a stranger around you.
1 Kidnapping becomes aggravated kidnapping when it is accompanied with bodily harm
2 There are numerous forms of kidnapping and they are tiger kidnapping, express kidnapping and bride kidnapping
3 In Netherlands the penalty for kidnapping could be 8-12 years imprisonment for offenders
4 The act of kidnapping one’s own child or children is still a criminal act for which that parent should be prosecuted
5 In 1976, 26 children where kidnapped alongside the driver of the van which they were in with the hoodlums intending to secure a ransom of $ 5 million, it failed as the driver escaped with the children
6 In 2010, the United States was ranked sixth in the world for kidnapping for ransom
7 Hold on to your hats people for this fact will blow you away, kidnapping has been identified as a source of obtaining funding with some criminal organizations receiving an eye popping $500 million dollars a year from ransoms