Dhola Singh

Extrajudicial execution between November 1, 1992 and December 31, 1992

Male, age 17-18


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Dhola Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between November 1, 1992 and December 31,  1992, in Bhagta, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between November 1, 1992 and December 31, 1992

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling; Grandparent; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between November 1, 1992 and December 31, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Ajaib Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Bhagta

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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