Piyara Singh

Extrajudicial execution between April 13, 1988 and April 30, 1988

Male, age 30


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

8

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Piyara Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between April 13, 1988 and April 30,  1988Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between April 1, 1988 and April 13, 1988

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution between April 13, 1988 and April 30, 1988

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


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

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense); Supported the goals of the militancy movement


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Faridkot

Response by officials

None

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

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


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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