Ranjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution between July 8, 1988 and August 10, 1988

Male, age 20-21


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


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Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3-4

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between July 8, 1988 and August 10, 1988

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution between July 8, 1988 and August 10, 1988

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Dumped body in canal/river


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution of a family member or a friend


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Patiala

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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