Darshan Singh

Extrajudicial execution on October 30, 1992

Male, age 25

Demographics

Education

No education

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Darshan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on October 30, 1992, in Handiaya CIA Staff, Tapa, Rura Kalan, by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on October 30, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes, but forced immediate cremation

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

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 (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

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; Rehabilitation services to family

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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