Tajinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on December 5, 1993

Male, age 24-25

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture, Student

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Tajinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on December 05, 1993, in Dasua CIA Staff,  by Criminal Investigation Agency, in Dasua CIA Staff, Mukerian, by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between November 23, 1993 and November 24, 1993

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on December 5, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Lakha Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Dasua CIA Staff

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Memorial for victims

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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