Manohar Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 17, 1993

Male, age 26

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Manohar Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 17, 1993, in Gurdaspur, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 6-7

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between March 29, 1993 and April 1, 1993

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling; Cousin; Aunt/uncle

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

No

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on April 17, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Jaswinder Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Dinanagar

Jarnail Singh, Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Dinanagar

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

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 (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)

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) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Memorial for victims

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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