Tara Singh

Extrajudicial execution on December 24, 1989

Male, age 75


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

7

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Tara Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on December 24, 1989Border Security Force


Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on December 24, 1989

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

BSF

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Batala

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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