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contract killing

A homicide arranged by one or more persons or parties through an agreement (“contract”) with another person or party, to kill one or more target individuals in exchange for money or other consideration.
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SUPARI ( contract killing)-- made infamous by the romanticised Mumbai underworld -- seems to have added a new dimension to Delhi's ugly underbelly.
Delhi has seen only five major contract killings in the last four decades, though there have been a number of murders in the last few years that the police suspect were supari deals.
a kidnapping of a high-profile businessman every month, a high rate of contract killings ...
Blowing up Russia; the secret plot to bring back KGB terror; acts of terror, abductions, and contract killings organized by the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation.
Underworld sources have already claimed that Gage is innocent and that the gunman was a man suspected of a series of contract killings.
(BBC2, 8.30pm) NCS Manhunt: First of a two-part crime drama starring David Suchet as John Borne, a detective assigned to a case involving a spate of contract killings, but the pressure he puts on his team for a result leads to tragedy.
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Eleazar Matta said the slain suspect Christopher Alain Alvero ranked eighth in the police watchlist for 'high-value targets' in the illegal drugs and whose group was allegedly involved in a series of contract killings in the city.
This timely and fascinating book looks at our society and asks how has the modern Irish culture of peace, good neighbours and human spirit been overshadowed by daily shootings, stabbings and contract killings.
Other types of murder being analysed are honour killings, ritual murder, contract killings, homophobic murders, attacks on lone females, pensioners and domestic violence killings.
Police said Barte is the leader of a gang supplying firearms to private armed groups and tagged in contract killings in Batangas.
'He would take on contract killings; his lowest price at P40,000 for an ordinary individual (as target),' Quilates said, adding that the police also engaged Reyes in a firefight but he escaped 'by jumping into a river.'