Makhan Singh

Extrajudicial execution on August 30, 1992

Male, age 23


Demographics

Education

Some college

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Makhan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on August 30, 1992, in Rupnagar CIA Staff, by Criminal Investigation Agency


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between August 10, 1992 and August 15, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling; Co-villager; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on August 30, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Jaspal Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Criminal Investigation Agency, Rupnagar 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

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, Punjab Police, from Rupnagar CIA Staff

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

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

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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