Darshan Singh

Extrajudicial execution on January 30, 1992

Male, age 60-65

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Darshan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on January 30, 1992, in Batala, by Punjab Police

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution on January 30, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Don’t know

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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