Kartar Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 28, 1984

Male, age 40-42


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Kartar Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 28, 1984 by Border Security Force; Central Reserve Police Force; ArmyBorder Security Force; Central Reserve Police Force; Army


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between June 5, 1984 and June 15, 1984

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling; Aunt/uncle; Friend; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on June 28, 1984

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bruises


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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