Davinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution, date unknown

Male, age 19

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Davinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution, date unknown, in Faridkot CIA Staff, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, April 29, 1992

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution, date unknown

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Jasminder [Jaswinder] Singh, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Faridkot

Bachan Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Faridkot CIA Staff

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Truth commission; Desire nothing from government

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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