Davinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 2, 1988

Male, age 27

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Davinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on July 02, 1988, in Batala,  by Punjab Police; Border Security Force, in Batala, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, July 02, 1988

Place of abduction

Police station

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on July 2, 1988

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Ajaib Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Batala

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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