Ajit Singh

Extrajudicial execution between August 1, 1984 and August 30, 1984

Male, age 18


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Ajit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between August 1, 1984 and August 30,  1984, in Batala, Fatehgarh Churian, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution between August 1, 1984 and August 30, 1984

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Batala


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

None Matia, Inspector, Punjab Police, Fatehgarh Churian

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

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

Rehabilitation services to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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