assassinator


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a murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed

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There continue to be many assassinators of mothers, girls, and women.
RAWALPINDI, January 24, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Islamabad police have presented the interim challan of Mumtaz Qadri self-confessed assassinator of Governor Salman Taseer, in special court of Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) for indictment here on Monday.
Farooq was a bold and modern religious scholar who preached peace and tolerance while his assassinator were the agents of darkness.
RAWALPINDI, January 24, 2011 (Frontier Star): Islamabad police have presented the interim challan of Mumtaz Qadri self-confessed assassinator of Governor Salman Taseer, in special court of Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) for indictment here on Monday.
Police and law enforcement agencies are still clueless to trace the assassinator involved in the killing.
There was and is no security lapse in Islamabad and ICT Police is delivering, he said, adding that, we have arrested 46 terrorists including assassinator of Polish engineer in last three months.
All Parties Conference on Balochistan could not be convened so far, he said, adding that, Government should overcome reservations of Baloch dissident leaders and register case against assassinator of Former Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Akbar Bugti.
The Police and law enforcement agencies have failed to arrest any assassinator.
The Co-Chairman of PPP has also declared Musharraf as murderer of his spouse and, he said, adding that, despite lapse of one and half year her assassinator is wandering freely.
Situation of Balochistan would return to normalcy if the assassinator of Nawab Akbar Bugti be punished, he stressed.
Kennedy's assassinator Lee Harvey Oswald's widow has claimed that her husband was innocent and didn't shoot the president.
29 ( ANI ): Majid Khan, the would be assassinator of former Pakistan president and dictator General (retired) Pervez Musharraf, may be jailed for over 25 years.
and ' Why wasn't the custody deaths of one of the assassinators of Indira Gandhi ever investigated?
LAHORE -- Chief Minister Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif, said on Wednesday that police have begun manhunt for assassinators of MQM officebearer who was shot dead in Sialkot Tuesday midnight.
Later on February 19, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalith said that the state cabinet will apply powers applicable to it under the Constitution to release the three convicted assassinators of Rajiv Gandhi-Murugan, Santhan and Perarivalan-if the Central Government failed to act on the same within the next three days.