Laljit Singh

Extrajudicial execution between November 1, 1988 and December 31, 1988

Male, age 20


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Laljit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between November 1, 1988 and December 31,  1988, in Firozpur, by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3-4

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between August 1, 1988 and August 31, 1988

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

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 between November 1, 1988 and December 31, 1988

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Firozpur


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Joginder Singh, Head Constable, Punjab Police, Firozpur

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense); Persecution of a family member or a friend


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Firozpur

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

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

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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