Mohinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between October 1, 1991 and October 31, 1991

Male, age 22-23

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Mohinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between October 1, 1991 and October 31,  1991, in Mitha, Kahnuwan, Gurdaspur,  by Punjab Police; Black cat, in Mitha, by Black cat

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3-4

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between October 1, 1991 and October 31, 1991

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between October 1, 1991 and October 31, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Cuts/wounds; Broken bones; Missing hair from head or face; Missing fingernails

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

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, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family members ran away, Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) committed suicide, Family abandoned home, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

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

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Unknown

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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