Umrao Singh

Extrajudicial execution on January 6, 1991

Male, age 16

Demographics

Education

Some college

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Umrao Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on January 06, 1991, in Morinda, by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, January 06, 1991

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on January 6, 1991

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

Balkar Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Morinda

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

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

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

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Unknown

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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