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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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FAISALABAD -- As many as six women, including two sisters were abducted from different parts of Faisalabad district during past 12 hours.
TAXILA -- Four people were abducted from various parts of Taxila and Wah on Thursday.
Summary: Budgam (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Mar 8 (ANI): An Army Jawan belonging to JAKLI Unit, Mohammad Yaseen Bhat, was abducted from his residence here in Qazipora on Friday.
FAISALABAD -- Five persons including three women were abducted from various parts of Faisalabad during the last 24 hours.
OKARA -- Four girls were abducted from different areas of the district over the past 48 hours.
Ha Tae-keung of the conservative Bareun Party claimed last week that Choi, who worked for Daily NK, a Seoul-based internet news outlet specializing in North Korea, had been abducted from the China-North Korea border in May last year.
According to Konyi, hundreds of children abducted from Dinka Bor, Lou Nuer, Anuak, Jie, Kachipo ethnic groups, among others, remained in captivity.
He said that the abducted man was a farmer, who was abducted from his farm, whilst the police had been searching for him since his abduction late Tuesday night.
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.
Preschoolers who are victimized by sexually motivated offenders are often abducted from their yards or neighborhoods by offenders who know them and who have ready access to these locations.
It is pertinent to mention here that at least 15 children 'abducted from different areas of Pakistan' were recovered from a LPG container in Kerman province of Iran, sources said on December 3.
OKARA -- An 11-year-old boy and two minor girls were abducted from different places, according to police sources.
FAISALABAD -- As many as eight women including five girls were abducted from various parts of the city during past 24 hours.
FAISALABAD -- Eight persons including four women were abducted from various parts of Faisalabad during the past 12 hours.
Wah cantt -- Three teenaged girls were abducted from various parts of Taxila and Wah here on Tuesday.