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'Tiger kidnaps' on the increase

A family in Belfast have been subject to a "tiger kidnapping". There have been four such cases in Northern Ireland this year. What exactly is a '"tiger kidnapping", what is the history and are they becoming more common? John O'Brien, former Irish police officer and security consultant specialising in tiger kidnaps answers these questions.

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