Daljit Singh

Extrajudicial execution, date unknown

Male, age 23-24

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Daljit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution, date unknown, in Sunam, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1-2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, November 30, 1992

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution, date unknown

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Jagdish Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Sunam

Baldev Singh [Kala], Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Sunam

Amrik Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Lehragaga

Maghar Singh, Constable, Punjab Police, Lehragaga

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution of a family member or a friend; General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Sunam

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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