contract killing

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a murder carried out on agreement with a hired killer

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But Delhi has seen contract killings being used to kill one's kin primarily over property and inheritance disputes.
Shrien Dewani, a 32-yearold care home owner from Bristol, is accused of arranging the contract killing of his wife, which he denies.
5 years ago POLICE were set to extradite a man from Spain to face trial over the brutal contract killing of a Teesside drug dealer 11 years ago.
who is accused of arranging the contract killing of wife Anni in Cape Town in November 2010 during their honeymoon, say he is "determined" to go back and clear his name and "seek justice" for his late wife.
El Narco has spawned not only one business but three - drugs, contract killing and kidnapping for ransom.
Santre Sanchez Gayle was just 15-years-old when he blasted Gulistan Subasi with a sawn-off shotgun in a contract killing in March last year.
A TEENAGER believed to be Britain's youngest hit man is facing a life sentence for shooting dead a young mother in a contract killing.
Politkovskaya, an investigative journalist who had criticised Vladimir Putin, Russia's then-president, was gunned down outside her apartment in Moscow three years ago in an apparent contract killing.
A dedicated African environmentalist is murdered in her home: is it a robbery gone wrong, as police think, or a contract killing by her enemies?
Two years ago tycoon James Sullivan narrowly avoided becoming one of the first Irish passport holders to be sentenced to death by lethal injection for the 1987 contract killing of his wife Lita.
DETECTIVES investigating the brutal murder of a Chinese couple last night said it was unlikely to be a Triad contract killing.
One contract killing network, two kidnap organisations and 12 people-smuggling gangs were also successfully tackled.
Anne Trigwell was convicted of ordering the contract killing of husband Barry in a sensational case involving international hitmen, secret affairs and glamour models.
The Tokyo High Court on Thursday sentenced a man to life in prison for soliciting a person willing to kill his father over the Internet, scrapping a 20-year prison term given earlier by a lower court, while the high court maintained a 13-year prison term for a grandson who collaborated in the contract killing.
THE advertising industry comes somewhere below prostitution and above contract killing and column writing as a way to earn money, so any parent who pushes their child into such a murky world deserves punishment, no?