Ajit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 8, 1983

Male, age 25


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, April 7, 1983

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents

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 April 8, 1983

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground, Bhandal Bet


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Wariam Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Dhilwan

Bakshish Singh Brar, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Kapurthala CIA Staff

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 Dhilwan, Kapurthala CIA Staff

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

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


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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