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Legal Statutes: Connecticut

UPDATED January 10, 2017

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Part VII. Kidnapping and Related Offenses

back to top§ 53a-92. Kidnapping in the first degree: Class A felony

(a) A person is guilty of kidnapping in the first degree when he abducts another person and: (1) His intent is to compel a third person (A) to pay or deliver money or property as ransom or (B) to engage in other particular conduct or to refrain from engaging in particular conduct; or (2) he restrains the person abducted with intent to (A) inflict physical injury upon him or violate or abuse him sexually; or (B) accomplish or advance the commission of a felony; or (C) terrorize him or a third person; or (D) interfere with the performance of a government function.

(b) Kidnapping in the first degree is a class A felony.
(1969, P.A. 828, §§ 93, 94, eff. Oct. 1, 1971; 1973, P.A. 73-137, § 5; 1992, P.A. 92-260, § 36.)