Assa Singh

Extrajudicial execution on September 17, 1994

Male, age 64

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

6

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Assa Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on September 17, 1994, in Lambi, by Punjab Police

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on September 17, 1994

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Cuts/wounds; Missing hair from head or face

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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