Krishan Singh

Extrajudicial execution on October 27, 1992

Male, age 27

Demographics

Residence

Education

Middle school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Krishan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on October 27, 1992Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, September 25, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on October 27, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Darbara Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Dhuri

Ajaib Singh, Sepoy, Punjab Police, Dhuri

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 Sangrur, Malerkotla

Response by officials

Denied involvement, Admitted custody only

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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