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    Hostage taking


    Crime Information

    • NameHostage taking
    • CategoryFederal Crimes
    • ClassificationFederal Offense
    • PunishmentImprisonment
    1. A person who seizes or detains and threatens to kill, to injure, or to continue to detain another person in order to compel a third person or a governmental organization to do or abstain from doing any act as an explicit or implicit condition for the release of the person detained, or attempts or conspires to do so.

    Hostage taking is a Federal Offense, punished by Imprisonment for 60 minutes

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