Rajinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on March 21, 1991

Male, age unknown

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Mechanic

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Rajinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on March 21, 1991, in Pathankot, by Punjab Police

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on March 21, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

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, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Pathankot

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Memorial for victims

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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