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1573. Kidnapping Of Federal Employee/Officer -- 18 U.S.C. § 1201(a)(5)

The kidnapping of any of the Federal officers and employees described in 18 U.S.C. § 1114 is made a Federal crime under 18 U.S.C. §  1201(a)(5). (For discussion of kidnapping in general and the crime of hostage taking in particular, see USAM 9-60.100 and 9-60.700, respectively.)

[cited in Criminal Resource Manual 1564; USAM 9-65.600]

Updated May 21, 2015