Didar Singh

Extrajudicial execution between October 28, 1992 and October 29, 1992

Male, age 22-23

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Naee


Photo of Didar Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between October 28, 1992 and October 29,  1992, in Barnala, Handiaya CIA Staff, by Punjab Police

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution between October 28, 1992 and October 29, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds

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

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Barnala

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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