Avtar Singh

Extrajudicial execution on January 19, 1991

Male, age 27

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Avtar Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on January 19, 1991, in Morinda, S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali), Rupnagar, Patiala, by Punjab Police

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on January 19, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

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

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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