Daljit Singh

Extrajudicial execution, date unknown

Male, age 22-23


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Daljit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution, date unknown


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, January 25, 1989

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution, date unknown

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gobind Ram, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Batala

Avtar Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Sri Hargobindpur

Swaran Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Batala

Response by officials

No Response, Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family members ran away, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Truth commission


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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