contract killing

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a murder carried out on agreement with a hired killer

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The New York-based organization made the call after Chief Superintendent Debold Sinas, chief of the PNP for the Central Visayas region, was quoted as saying that some of the hitmen hired were retired military or police officers.
'The admission by a senior police official that police officers are working as hitmen for drug syndicates is yet more evidence of Philippine government complicity in 'drug war' killings,' said Brad Adams, Asia director at Human Rights Watch, said in a statement on Monday.
A source said Irish hitmen have either gone to ground or no longer want any part in the bloody feud forcing the Kinahans to recruit from abroad.
Often they have been violent prior to becoming hitmen or have already killed.
"Hitmen are familiar figures in films and video games, carrying out 'hits' in underworld bars or from rooftops with expensive sniper rifles," says crime boffin Wilson.
The first typological study of British hitmen identified four main types of contract killer; the novice, the dilettante, the journeyman; and the master.
King Saul put out a contract for the murder of David, and this Psalm provides in insight into the feelings of David as he sought to keep one step ahead of the hitmen. He tells God that: "Fierce men lie in wait for my life and band themselves against me.
THE VERDICT: This darkly funny tale of hitmen abroad is a wonderfully entertaining affair.
An improved control system and more gradual learning curve will ensure that the game is accessible to all aspiring hitmen.
It is no longer good enough in this day and age that hitmen can run up and down Ireland killing people and seemingly get away with it.
He also said cartridges were left behind in other terrorist cases and that hitmen only use a silencer "if they could get hold of one".
Team names even sound like WWF gangs: the Memphis Maniax, Orlando Rage, New York/New Jersey Hitmen.
The Davao del Norte judge who issued a nonbailable arrest warrant against the alleged hitmen who implicated President Rodrigo Duterte in the so-called Davao Death Squad (DDS) is now an official in the Court of Appeals (CA).
Washington, Jan 28 ( ANI ): A new research into British hitmen has found that in some cases victims were murdered for as little as 200 pounds.