Yoga Singh

Extrajudicial execution between February 15, 1990 and March 15, 1992

Male, age 26

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution between February 15, 1990 and March 15, 1992

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

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

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

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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