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A sister-in-law of nine month pregnant Dinara strokes her belly to feel her unborn baby. Dinara was kidnapped by a teacher, Ahmat, in October 2012 just 10 days after they first met each other. Although illegal, bride kidnapping is common in rural parts of Kyrgyzstan. Each year around 16,000 women become married after being kidnapped. They are known as 'Ala Kachuu' that translates as 'to grab and run away'. Defenders of the continuation of the practice sight tradition. However, during Soviet Times it was rare, and parents generally arranged marriages.