Posts Tagged ‘Abduction’

Pakistani court validates marriage of girl, 13 to man, 44

Monday, November 2nd, 2020

A high court in Pakistan, ruling against a Catholic family whose 13-year-old daughter was allegedly abducted by a 44-year-old Muslim man, validated the girl’s marriage to her reported abductor. “Arzoo Raja had been taken from outside her home on October 13 and two days later, as the family searched for her, police announced that they Read more

Mass abduction of students from Catholic school

Monday, February 25th, 2019

A new mass abduction of students from a school in the English-speaking area of Cameroon has been carried out by guerrillas demanding independence from the rest of the country. On 16 February, unidentified gunmen came into the campus of Saint Augustine’s College, in the northwest region, and 170 students, two college security guards, one teacher Read more

Abducted nuns released by captors

Thursday, November 22nd, 2018

About 13 Catholic nuns who had been abducted in Cameroon were later released by their captors. The nuns were abducted last week when they were travelling through the country. None of them knew their captors. They spent the day and night with their abductors as negotiations went on for their release. They were released the Read more