Anonymous

Extrajudicial execution on November 10, 1992

Male, age 22-24

Demographics

Residence

Location withheld

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture, Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, November 10, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling; Cousin; Friend; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on November 10, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Bhajan Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Batala

Chaman Lal, Inspector, Punjab Police, Batala

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Batala

Response by officials

No Response, Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

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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