Resham Singh

Extrajudicial execution between March 1, 1989 and March 31, 1989

Male, age 22-23


Demographics

Education

No education

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Resham Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between March 1, 1989 and March 31,  1989, in Patti, by Punjab Police


Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution between March 1, 1989 and March 31, 1989

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Patti


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense); General persecution of Sikhs


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Makhu, Mallanwala, Firozpur

Response by officials

No Response, Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

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

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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