KATHMANDU, March 25: Two persons have been arrested for abducting girls, holding them hostage for nine days and raping in the Rukum East. Two persons have been arrested for abducting two 14-year-old and 15-year-old girls from Bhume Rural Municipality of the district and taking them hostage, police said.

GORKHA, Mar 1: A 14-year-old girl was held captive for a week and raped in Gorkha district.

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 7: A woman from Nepal’s Jhapa district who has been held hostage in Saudi Arabia for the past 15 years has pleaded with the government to rescue her.

KABUL, Aug. 20: Afghan officials say the Taliban have taken more than 100 people, including women and children, hostage in an ambush in the country’s north.

ROME, April 17:  Police in Greece have arrested three Pakistani nationals for holding hostage 16 migrants including a Nepali national without authorization to be in the country and demanding money for their release.

Two men armed with knives took several people hostage in a church in a town in France's northern Normandy region on Tuesday, a police source said.

Pet cat takes us couple hostage

June 27, 2016 14:48 pm

WASHINGTON, June 27: In a bizarre case, an American couple called police claiming they have been taken hostage by their pet cat.