Tajinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 20, 1990

Male, age 26

Demographics

Residence

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Tajinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 20, 1990, in Batala, by Punjab Police

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Unknown

Extrajudicial Execution on April 20, 1990

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); Persecution of a family member or a friend

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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