Darshan Singh

Extrajudicial execution on March 17, 1985

Male, age 35


Demographics

Education

Graduate diploma

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Darshan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on March 17, 1985 by Army, in Patiala, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between June 1, 1984 and June 10, 1984

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Jail


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on March 17, 1985

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Broken bones


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

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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