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abductor

[ab′dək·tər]
(physiology)
Any muscle that draws a part of the body or an extremity away from the body axis.
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Station House Officer (SHO) Taimuria Nawaz Brohi told Express News that Sabat Noor's first wife, in her statement to the police, had told investigating officers that she had received a phone call from Noor, and the kidnappers had also sent her photos of her husband through a messaging application in which Noor looked badly shaken up, and was saying that his abductors were forcing him to get married.
SHO Shakardara after receiving information about the abduction along with six policemen had chased the vehicle of abductors and after hard struggle arrested both the abductors and the girl.
Shakardara station house officer, after receiving information about the abduction, constituted a team of six policemen who chased the vehicle of the abductors and managed to arrest both the abductors and the kidnapped girl.
He noted that the engineer was working in a project to supply water to the farms in Hamoun town in the Southeastern province of Sistan and Balochestan, adding that the abductors had contacted his family and demanded money.
When Pakistani forces freed a Canadian-American family this fall held captive by militants, they also captured one of the abductors.
He said the abductors fed him well but also tortured him as they asked several questions about his friend, who he only identified as Kassim.
According to media reports, four abductors identified as Zameer, Faraz, Mohammad Ibrahim and Mehmood Alam were attempting to abduct a female through an ambulance when police reached the scene and foiled the attempt besides arresting the kidnappers.
Uy said Vo escaped from his abductors during a military operation in Ungkaya Pukan town and had sustained minor injuries during his escape.
In an exchange of fire during the raid two abductors were killed while another arrested in injured condition, the spokesman added.
BAALBEK, Lebanon : A Jordanian national managed to escape from his abductors in northeast Lebanon Monday, days after being kidnapped, a security source told The Daily Star.
Summary: The abductors made a call to the victim's father demanding Rs100 million ransom
Howell and coworkers postulated that an underlying pathologic process of ischemia at the vascular watershed of the anterior intertrochanteric line resulted in degenerative changes within the capsule and tendinous insertion of the abductors, leading to an eventual tear.