Daljit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on March 8, 1992

Male, age 24

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Daljit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on March 08, 1992, in Zira, Amritsar, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, March 06, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on March 8, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gill, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Amritsar

Sharma, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Zira

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

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

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Employment; Truth commission; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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