7 Shocking Facts About Kidnapping That Will Leave You Stunned

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

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