In 2014, kidnapping rate for Republic of Korea was 0.4 cases per 100,000 population. Though Republic of Korea kidnapping rate fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 2008 - 2014 period ending at 0.4 cases per 100,000 population in 2014.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
“Kidnapping” means unlawfully detaining a person or persons against their will (including through the use of force; threat; fraud or enticement) for the purpose of demanding for their liberation an illicit gain or any other economic gain or other material benefit; or in order to oblige someone to do or not to do something. “Kidnapping” excludes disputes over child custody. (UN-CTS M5.5)
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