Mela Singh

Extrajudicial execution between May 1, 1991 and May 31, 1991

Male, age 23-24

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Ramgarhia

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, April 26, 1991

Place of abduction

Village fields

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between May 1, 1991 and May 31, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Lehragaga

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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