Tarlochan Singh

Extrajudicial execution between June 1, 1992 and July 30, 1992

Male, age 24

Demographics

Education

Some college

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Tarlochan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between June 1, 1992 and July 30,  1992, in Bahadur Singh Wala CIA Staff, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 4

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between May 15, 1992 and July 15, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Aunt/uncle; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between June 1, 1992 and July 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

Gurmail Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Bhawanigarh

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

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

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

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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