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Legal Information: Oklahoma
Updated: December 1, 2020
What is the legal definition of kidnapping?
Kidnapping is when a person (without the legal right) seizes, confines, convinces (“inveigles”), decoys, kidnaps, abducts, or carries you away against your will with the intent to cause you to be:
- confined or imprisoned in the state;
- sent out of the state; or
- sold as a slave or for service in any way.1
1 21 O.S. § 741, 22 O.S. § 40(3)
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