Anonymous

Extrajudicial execution on August 14, 1988

Male, age 40-45


Demographics

Residence

Location withheld

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, May 23, 1988

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Another person must turn himself in

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Police custody/remand


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on August 14, 1988

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground,

Condition of corpse

Bruises; Missing fingernails; Burn marks


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gobind Ram, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Faridkot

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; 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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