contract killing

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Noun1.contract killing - a murder carried out on agreement with a hired killer
murder, slaying, execution - unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
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The committee is pursuing several lines of inquiry, including the possibility of a contract killing with the aim of destabilizing Russia, he said.
In research published last week, the criminologist reveals contract killing is becoming increasingly competitive.
The cost of the contract killing was $2,450 and prepayment of 5,000 som ($8) was made by a contractor.
Crime reporter Veronica was shot dead in 1996 in a gangland contract killing yards from the site of the flyover.
The pair were convicted of murdering Aamir, 17, in a bungled contract killing.
Dabodia was involved in over 50 cases of murder, extortion, contract killing and kidnapping and carried a reward of Rs.
BRITAIN'S youngest hitman - who gunned down a young mum in a contract killing aged just 15 - was jailed for at least 20 years yesterday.
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.
Miller was sentenced for the contract killing of Miss Frazier on April 13, 2008, in the Bronx.
Two men are accused of the contract killing of the West Yorkshire car dealer.
In the murder of liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his brother Hardeep over a property dispute, the police are still not ruling out the possibility of a contract killing.
THE jury in the trial of two men who deny murdering a 17-yearold boy in an alleged bungled contract killing at his Cardiff home will resume their deliberations this morning.