Percentage of Contract Killings in All UK Murders

in Transnational Crime

A criminologist told the BBC that less that 0.5% of all murders that occur in the United Kingdom each year were contract killings.

Previously, it was reported that that the Metropolitan Police in Englad investigated less than 100 cases of murder-for-hire each year.

Source:  “Aamir Siddiqi murder: ‘Contract killings rare in UK’ says criminologist,” BBC News February 1, 2013.

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