tiger kidnapping

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tiger kidnapping

n
(Law) a kidnapping in which one or more hostages are taken to coerce another person, usually a relation of the person or people held, to take part in a crime
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A show insider said: "Unconvinced by the assurances of Nidge's dodgy lawyer Dave that he is safe from prosecution over the tiger robbery because Tommy's testimony cannot be used Fran decided to take matters into his own hands and resolves to take Tommy out.
A KIDNAPPED family were "traumatised" last night after a pounds 200,000 Brinks tiger robbery.
A MAN who stole EUR43,000 from Tesco lied that he had been the victim of a tiger robbery - but was shopped to the police by his own family.
And in desperation he called the police to report being the victim a tiger robbery carried out by a masked gang.
A MAN who stole pounds 36,000 from Tesco lied about being the victim of a tiger robbery - but was shopped to the police by his own family.
Those protocols mean anyone caught up in a tiger robbery must alert gardai at the first opportunity.
A EUR200,000 building society tiger robbery has been foiled by armed gardai, it emerged yesterday.