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8.116 Kidnapping—Foreign Official or Official Guest

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8.116 KIDNAPPING—FOREIGN OFFICIAL OR OFFICIAL GUEST (18 U.S.C. § 1201(a)(4))

The defendant is charged in [Count _______ of] the indictment with kidnapping [a foreign official] [an internationally protected person] [an official guest] in violation of Section 1201(a)(4) of Title 18 of the United States Code. In order for the defendant to be found guilty of that charge, the government must prove each of the following elements beyond a reasonable doubt:

First, the defendant [[seized] [confined] [kidnapped]] [name of kidnapped person];

Second, [name of kidnapped person] was [specify status]; and

Third, the defendant held [name of kidnapped person] for ransom, reward or other benefit.

Comment

"Foreign official," "internationally protected person," and "official guest" are defined in 18 U.S.C. § 1116(b).