Diljit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 17, 1992

Male, age 60

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture, Shopkeeper

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Diljit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 17, 1992, in Jaitu, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 7

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, June 17, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on June 17, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gasha Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Jaitu

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

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

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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