Diyal Singh

Extrajudicial execution between April 1, 1988 and April 30, 1988

Male, age 35


Demographics

Education

No education

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between March 27, 1988 and March 31, 1988

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

None


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution between April 1, 1988 and April 30, 1988

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Mal Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Fazilka

Avtar Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Fazilka

None Bajwa, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Fazilka

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

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

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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