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A high school history teacher, Ahmat Kasymbaev, 24, (right) and his friends make a detailed final plan of how to kidnap 22 year old university student, Dinara, while on their way to where she lives. Ahmat saw Dinara for the first time at a bazaar 10 days ago and says he fell in love with her. Although illegal, bride kidnapping is common in rural parts of Kyrgyzstan. 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..