The most notorious kidnappings in Hong Kong occurred in the 1990s. Photo: Shutterstock
The most notorious kidnappings in Hong Kong occurred in the 1990s. Photo: Shutterstock

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Hong Kong kidnappings: the body of a man has been found buried on a hillside. We recount other notorious cases in the city

  • High-profile abductions centred on wealthy families in the 1990s, with enormous ransoms paid
  • In recent years, such cases have been rare as criminals prefer deception tactics, even bogus kidnapping calls

The most notorious kidnappings in Hong Kong occurred in the 1990s. Photo: Shutterstock
The most notorious kidnappings in Hong Kong occurred in the 1990s. Photo: Shutterstock
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