Umrao Singh

Extrajudicial execution between April 14, 1993 and August 30, 1993

Male, age 29

Demographics

Education

College degree

Employment

Farmer/agriculture, Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Umrao Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between April 14, 1993 and August 30,  1993, in Garhshankar, Hoshiarpur, Chandigarh, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 14-15

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between April 6, 1993 and April 7, 1993

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Police custody/remand

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between April 14, 1993 and August 30, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Delhi

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense); Persecution of a family member or a friend; Supported the goals of the militancy movement

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.