Anoop Singh

Extrajudicial execution on September 13, 1989

Male, age 22-23

Demographics

Education

Some college

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Anoop Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on September 13, 1989, in Kapurthala, Kalasanghian, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 5-6

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, September 13, 1989

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Aunt/uncle; Co-villager

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 September 13, 1989

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gurnam Singh, Constable, Punjab Police, Kapurthala

Paramjit Singh, Constable, Punjab Police, Kapurthala

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Kapurthala

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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