Ajit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on October 7, 1991

Male, age 65

Demographics

Education

College degree

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Ajit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on October 07, 1991, in Zira, Firozpur, Makhu, Dharamkot, Mallanwala, by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force; Army

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on October 7, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds; Cuts/wounds; Broken bones; Missing hair from head or face; Missing fingernails; Burn marks

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Firozpur

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

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

Remedies desired from government

Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

7

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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