Avtar Singh

Extrajudicial execution between November 1, 1993 and December 31, 1993

Male, age 30-32

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Avtar Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between November 1, 1993 and December 31,  1993, in Morinda,  by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency, in Morinda, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between August 1, 1993 and September 30, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between November 1, 1993 and December 31, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Mangat, Punjab Police, Morinda

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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