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compensation paid to the family of a murdered person

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a reward for information about a murderer

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paid to a hired murderer

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Haji was fined Dh100,000 in blood money and issued a Dh4,000 fine for the incident.
The news channels claimed through their unnamed sources that the family of Naqeeb had agreed to receive blood money to 'pardon' former SSP Rao, the key accused in the murder case.
A Kuwait court later awarded the death sentence to Athimuthu, and only a pardon by the family of the deceased and payment of blood money by Athimuthu's family could save his life.
Singh Oberoi told XPRESS, "On October 23, the Sharjah Court waived off the death penalty awarded to the five Indians and sentenced them to three years imprisonment after we paid blood money to the family of the victim Virender Chauhan in 2011.
In the announcement that Iran would resume participation in the hajj, however, Iran said nothing about blood money or management changes.
Sa part namin hindi kami makakapagbigay ng blood money pero kailangan ayusin (with the help of Mayor Akbar.
And during the hearing, the parents of the victim sent a letter, through their lawyer, to court stressing that they have decided to pardon the killer in return for blood money.
The blood money has to be paid to the legal heirs of the victim in collaboration with the insurance company concerned.
13 ( ANI ): Xolile Mngeni, the guy who killed Anni Dewani has reportedly said that he agreed to commit the crime because the blood money offered by her husband Shrien would pay for him to undergo a ritual circumcision.
The case became more complicated after his accomplices died in a car accident, leaving him the only person accountable for paying the blood money.
Binay assured that he will continue to help raise the blood money needed to save Zapanta from death row in Saudi Arabia regardless of the latter's sentiments.
The concept of blood money is common in Yemen's tribal culture where instead of crimes being put before the judiciary, victims can accept financial offerings in compensation.
Steve is directing the tense psychological thriller Blood Money at the Henry Street theatre - and he is convinced audiences will be kept on the edge of their seats as the tense drama unfolds.
The main reason is because the preacher's ex-wife accepted blood money to help support her surviving children.
Blood money is compensation for the next of kin under Islamic law.