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abduct (someone) from

To kidnap. Someone abducted that little girl from her parents' home in the middle of the night. I hope the dog wasn't abducted from our yard.
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abduct someone from someone or something

to take away or kidnap a person from someone or from a particular place, usually in secret. The thugs abducted the child from her mother.
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IN village Behlolpur, Noshat Bibi was alone at home when Amjad, Sarfraz, Waseem Ashran Bibi entered the house and abducted the girl at gunpoint.
In the same police station limits, three persons abducted a teenage girl and took her to a graveyard near Gadwal area and gang raped her.
The Palestinian Prisoners' Society (PPS) said the soldiers have abducted ten Palestinians in several parts of the West Bank, and moved them to several interrogation centers.
Maryam Mojtahed Zadeh Larijani the wife of Iran's abducted charge de affair in Lebanon said that three generations have pursued the case and they are still hopeful to find their loved ones.
As a result, the Indian engineers who were abducted were recovered safely without a scratch," the statement said.
This is not the first time Iranians have been abducted by armed gunmen in Syria.
The source added that a joint force of the police and army launched a search operation in different parts of the valley and Rutba desert looking for the abducted people.
A group of unknown armed men have abducted late Tuesday night a Yezidi citizen in Sinony compound of Sinjar township, northwest of Mosul," the security source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
We received information that a local named Gulchand abducted by the Maoists has returned.
Haji Baghcha Gul who is a permanent resident of Abdulkhel area of Shinwari of Nangarhar province was abducted from Hayatabad residential scheme of Peshawar city.
NORTH HILLS -- A 13-year-old boy allegedly abducted by his father at his grandparents' home was released Monday at an MTA station in North Hollywood, police said.
The kin and supporters of Japanese abducted by North Korea are planning to hold a concert at a park in front of the White House on April 22 to seek help to rescue any surviving abductees, an organizer said Monday.
A small but significant number of those people believe that they've been abducted by aliens.
She was abducted while working outside of an apartment complex on the morning of 5/24/2004 between 10:30 and 11:00.
The committee says the church's spiritual leader, Xu Shuang-fu, has been abducted and is being held by police.