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.
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.
A NORTH East man who was jailed for life over a love-triangle contract killing faces the rest of his life in prison after failing in an appeal against his conviction.
The most wanted man in India heads up a 5,000-strong organised crime network called the D-Company that is involved in everything from drugs trafficking to contract killing in Pakistan, India and the UAE," the publication said.
Miller was sentenced for the contract killing of Miss Frazier on April 13, 2008, in the Bronx.
Summary: Police believe that a Briton shot dead in a Costa del Sol bar was the victim of a contract killing.
Two men are accused of the contract killing of the West Yorkshire car dealer.
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.