Shingara Singh

Extrajudicial execution between January 1, 1991 and February 28, 1991

Male, age 60-62

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

5

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Shingara Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between January 1, 1991 and February 28,  1991, in Batala, by Punjab Police

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3-4

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution between January 1, 1991 and February 28, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

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)

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

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.