Rashpal Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 18, 1988

Male, age 35


Demographics

Residence

Education

Vocational degree

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Rashpal Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on July 18, 1988Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 8-10

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, July 17, 1988

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on July 18, 1988

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds; Cuts/wounds; Missing hair from head or face


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

General persecution of Sikhs


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Moga

Response by officials

None

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Truth commission


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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