Malkit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on January 11, 1989

Male, age 23


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Ramgarhia


Photo of Malkit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on January 11, 1989, in Payal, by Punjab Police


Abduction, & Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, the victim turned himself/herself in, October 12, 1988

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on January 11, 1989

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Ludhiana


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Jagdish Mittal, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Bhogpur

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; 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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