Karnail Singh

Extrajudicial execution between April 17, 1990 and April 20, 1990

Male, age 30-35

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Karnail Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between April 17, 1990 and April 20,  1990Unknown type of security forces

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between March 28, 1990 and March 31, 1990

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Children; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between April 17, 1990 and April 20, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Gurdaspur

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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