Contract Killers

  • Gang of four contract killers arrested in Patna; two pistols seized June 4, 2014

    A gang of four contract killers, planning to kill a man, were arrested on Wednesday by the police in Patna. "The operation was conducted on a tip-off. During interrogation they told us that a jailed criminal Dharmendra Kumar had given them a contract to kill Chandan Kumar for Rs 2 lakh...
  • Sons hire contract killer for murdering 70-year-old father March 3, 2014

    A 70-year-old man was murdered by contract killers allegedly hired for Rs nine lakh by his two sons who suspected him of having an extra-marital affair. The victim, Om Prakash, was beaten to death on February 18. His sons Rajesh and Neeraj were arrested last night in Indirapuram area in Ghaziabad. The...
  • Odisha: Man hacked to death by 4 contract killers he had hired to kill his sister September 23, 2013

    A man was allegedly killed in a Odisha town by four hitmen he had hired to kill his sister, police said on Monday. The crime took place at Angul, 160 km from the state capital Bhubaneswar, on Sep 7 but came to light after police arrested three accused on Sunday. Samar Das,...
  • Woman along with 3 contract killers arrested for brother's murder August 18, 2013

    A woman, along with three persons, was arrested on Saturday for allegedly killing her younger brother in Muradnagar area of Ghaziabad district. 45-year-old Manoj Choudhary, a property dealer, was shot dead by three persons in Jalalabad area of the district on August 11. According to police, Choudhary's elder sister Shakuntla had...
  • Mumbai: Hearing in Pawanraje Nimbalkar murder case on Monday July 29, 2013

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday will hear the CBI's petition seeking the cancellation of bail granted to NCP leader Padamsinh Patil in the 2006 Pawanraje Nimbalkar murder case. Padamsinh had allegedly hired killers to kill his political rival Nimbalkar. Nimbalkar along with his driver, was shot dead on...
  • Honeymoon murder case: Accused Dewani assured of fair trial in South Africa July 26, 2013

    Johannesburg: South Africa has assured UK-based Indian-origin businessman Shrien Dewani of a fair trial if he returns to the country to face the law for allegedly masterminding the brutal murder of his wife while on honeymoon in Cape Town in 2010. "We welcome the judgement as it evidently reaffirms our strong...
  • Rohtak: Woman gets husband murdered via contract killers March 10, 2013

    Chandigarh: A woman from Rohtak was arrested on Sunday for allegedly getting her husband killed through contract killers. The woman got her husband murdered with the help of her lover, police said. The police had found the body of Satish Fauji, a resident of Shastri Nagar, near a drain in Rohtak...
  • Dehradun: Woman enters into contract to murder her husband February 25, 2013

    Dehradun: A woman identified as Rinku, who had entered into a written agreement with some hired killers, has been arrested by Dehradun police for plotting to murder her husband. She had used a stamp paper to enter into an agreement with the killers in which the amount to be paid...
  • Man shot dead by contract killers hired by him May 25, 2011

    Sonepat: In a horror incident in Sonepat, a man was killed by supari killers, who he had himself hired. He had paid them Rs 4 lakh to eliminate his family and his children. It is a murder plot that went horribly wrong. 30-year-old Yogesh allegedly hired two contract killers to get...
  • Contract killer killed Monica by mistake: police April 2, 2011

    New Delhi: In a major breakthrough in the Nagpur college student Monica Kirnapure's murder case, the Nagpur Police, on Friday, arrested one person, claimed to be the contract killer. The police said that Santosh Sonekar was paid to kill Monica's friend, who had rejected a boy's proposal, but killed Monica by...
  • Plot to kill Magsaysay winner Anna Hazare revealed June 1, 2009

    Mumbai: The killers of Congress leader Pawan Raje Nimbalkar have revealed on Monday that there was a contract given out to kill Maharashtra's social and anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, a Magsaysay Award winner. Senior special public prosecutor for the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Ejaz Khan said that the accused,...
  • Man, NRI brothers get father killed for property June 9, 2008

    Jalandhar: The Punjab police have booked three brothers, including two non-resident Indians, for hiring hitmen to kill their father in Punjab's Jalandhar district last month. Master Karnail Singh, a schoolteacher in Punjab’s Jalandhar, was killed on May 16 by two men allegedly hired by his sons – Rajwinder, Amandeep and Sumandeep....
  • Bangalore: IT engineer hires killers to murder girlfriend February 20, 2008

    Bangalore: After two long years, the long arm of the law has finally caught up with 36-year-old Ravikiran. The software engineer working with a Hyderabad-based IT company is now in police custody along with three others for the murder of his girlfriend, Shilpa. Police allege Ravi engaged contract killers to...
  • Four Chotta Rajan men held in Mumbai December 10, 2006

    Mumbai: Four alleged contract killers hired by underworld don Chhota Rajan, including two involved in the killing of police informer Amjad Khan, were arrested on Saturday, police said. Jafar Khan alias Abbas (26) and Osama Khan alias Rahul (21) were among the three men who allegedly shot dead Amjad Khan and...