Ravinderjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 24, 1989

Male, age 28

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Khatri


Photo of Ravinderjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 24, 1989, in Jalandhar, Phagwara, Ludhiana,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force, in Ludhiana, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 6

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, June 22, 1989

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Demands by security forces

Money

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on June 24, 1989

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Joginder Singh Khehra, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police

Sumedh Singh [Saini], Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Ludhiana

Sant Ram, Inspector, Punjab Police

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Joginder Singh Khehra, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police

Sumedh Singh [Saini], Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Ludhiana

Sant Ram, Inspector, Punjab Police

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Supported the goals of the militancy movement

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

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

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; 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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