Dharampal Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 21, 1992

Male, age 35

Demographics

Residence

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Dharampal Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on May 21, 1992, in Mullanpur Dakha, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 8-10

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between May 15, 1992 and May 17, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on May 21, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Mullanpur Dakha

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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