Pyara Singh

Extrajudicial execution on September 23, 1984

Male, age 45-50

Demographics

Residence

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

6

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Pyara Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on September 23, 1984, in Batala, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 5-7

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, September 23, 1984

Place of abduction

Village fields

Witness(es) to abduction

Children

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 September 23, 1984

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

A.P. Pandey, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Batala

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment

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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