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Entführung

Substantiv

partial

kidnapping

noun

Comparative law notes

Since the purpose of "Entführung" as a crime does not necessarily to extract money (ransom) in exchange for the return of the abductee, this English term is not a near equivalent match.

Definitions of kidnapping

the crime of taking a person away illegally by force and to keeping them, usually until money has been paid or conditions have been met

They are accused of kidnapping women and girls to use as sex slaves.