Randhir Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 13, 1991

Male, age 20-22

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, July 12, 1991

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

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 July 13, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Amaria, Bilsanda, Niuria, Pilibhit, Puranpur

Officials involved in abduction

R.D. Tripathi, Superintendent of Police, Uttar Pradesh Police, Pilibhit, Uttar Pradesh

Badri Prasad Singh, Superintendent of Police, Uttar Pradesh Police

Harpal Singh, Station House Officer, Uttar Pradesh Police, Pilibhit, Uttar Pradesh

Chandan Bhan, Inspector, Uttar Pradesh Police, Pilibhit, Uttar Pradesh

Rajinder Kumar, Station House Officer, Uttar Pradesh Police, Amaria, Uttar Pradesh

C.P. Singh, Inspector, Uttar Pradesh Police

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Amaria, Bilsanda, Niuria, Pilibhit, Puranpur

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 of a family member or a friend

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective, Did not know what to do

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Memorial for victims

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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