Darshan Singh

Extrajudicial execution between May 1, 1995 and May 31, 1995

Male, age 20

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Darshan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between May 1, 1995 and May 31,  1995, in Longowal, Sunam, Bhawanigarh, Sangrur,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police ForcePunjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, June 28, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Aunt/uncle

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 between May 1, 1995 and May 31, 1995

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Ram Pal, Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Sangrur

Darbanga , SP(D) (Superintendent of Police (Detective)), Punjab Police, Sangrur

Baldev Singh Buttar, SP(H) (Superintendent of Police (Headquarters)), Punjab Police, 41616000-Sangrur

Baldev Singh [Kala], Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Sunam

Gurdev Singh, DSP(D) (Deputy Superintendent of Police (Detective)), Punjab Police, Sangrur

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, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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