Angrej Singh

Extrajudicial execution on August 22, 1990

Male, age 19

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Angrej Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on August 22, 1990, in Faridkot, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, August 15, 1990

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on August 22, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Faridkot, Mandi Dabwali, Punjab Police

Officials involved in abduction

Jhirmal Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Faridkot

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

General persecution of Sikhs; Supported the goals of the militancy movement

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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