Darshan Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 21, 1988

Male, age 32


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, May 20, 1988

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Aunt/uncle

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Jail


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on May 21, 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

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Employment; Truth commission


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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