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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The man - one of three people detained - is thought to be the ringleader of a tiger kidnapping team and was dubbed the "Scarlet Pimpernel" because he had evaded arrest.
ELITE gardai investigating this week's tiger kidnapping have received hundreds of calls from the public as the nation attempts to hunt down the callous gang.
AN ARMED gang held a family with a young child hostage in a so-called tiger kidnapping as they launched a multi-million- euro robbery at one of Bank of Ireland's flagship branches yesterday.
POLICE in Spain have arrested fugitive tiger kidnapping suspect Jeffrey Melvin.
In an attempt to keep the banks from getting their hands on his empire, he deploys his henchmen to carry out a tiger kidnapping on bank manager Desmond's home.
The victim is currently facing charges before the non-jury Special Criminal Court along with two other men charged in connection with a tiger kidnapping at The Towers in Garters Lane, Saggart, on June 9 last year.
A source last night said Curran, whose dad Michael McGuirk is serving 10 years over a tiger kidnapping, requested permission to visit his mum to "see if she was OK".
On bail and due to stand trial over a tiger kidnapping in the capital, he is fighting for his life at Beaumont Hospital after the assassination attempt.
I received counselling but it still feels like it happened yesterday JOE MCLAUGHLIN on his tiger kidnapping in 2010
A HOTEL night porter accused of a tiger kidnapping plot to rob a building society has been granted High Court bail.
FOUR men have been charged with a number of offences over an alleged foiled tiger kidnapping.