Raj Singh

Extrajudicial execution between July 15, 1989 and August 16, 1989

Male, age 35

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

6

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Raj Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between July 15, 1989 and August 16,  1989, in Sultanpur, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 7-8

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between July 15, 1989 and August 16, 1989

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Children; Co-villager; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between July 15, 1989 and August 16, 1989

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Tirath Singh, Head Constable, Punjab Police, Sultanpur

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Sultanpur, Kapurthala

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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