Daljit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on September 1, 1992

Male, age 22

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Daljit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on September 01, 1992, in Fatehgarh Churian, Rattar Chhattar,  by Punjab Police; Black cat, in Fatehgarh Churian, Rattar Chhattar, by Punjab Police; Black cat

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, September 01, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on September 1, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds; Broken bones; Missing hair from head or face

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Avtar Singh, Black cat, Fatehgarh Churian

Pritpal Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Fatehgarh Churian

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

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

Impact on family

No drastic action, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; 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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