Differences Between Kidnapping, Abduction and Unlawful Restraint

November 13, 2013

Texas kidnapping offenses are frightening, and they can drastically change a person’s life. Although the elements of individual cases may play out differently, all charges are centered on the fact someone has been unlawfully taken against their will. Most instances of these crimes are characterized by the intent of the perpetrator. The intent could be ransom money, terrorism or facilitating other illegal activities.