Kidnapping for ransom cases in Malaysia

The Commissioner of the Federal CID of Malaysia reported that there were a total of 80 officially reported cases of kidnapping for ransom in the country between 2010 and May 15 of 2012. Out of the 80 cases, 59 kidnapping cases were solved and 61 kidnapping victims were released after either police action or the ransom being paid.

Source: “Kidnap cases on the decline,” Asia One, May 29, 2012.