Dhanna Singh

Extrajudicial execution between November 24, 1992 and November 25, 1992

Male, age 30

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Dhanna Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between November 24, 1992 and November 25,  1992, in Handiaya CIA Staff,  by Criminal Investigation Agency, in Handiaya CIA Staff, by Criminal Investigation Agency

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, November 12, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between November 24, 1992 and November 25, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Mahinder Singh, Inspector, Criminal Investigation Agency, Handiaya CIA Staff

Gurcharan Singh, Head Constable, Criminal Investigation Agency, Handiaya CIA Staff

Sant Kumar, Station House Officer, Criminal Investigation Agency, Handiaya CIA Staff

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

Yes, Punjab Police, from Barnala

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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