Karam Singh

Extrajudicial execution on November 5, 1988

Male, age 28-29


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture, Shopkeeper

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Karam Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on November 5, 1988, in Sarhali Kalan,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force, in Sarhali Kalan, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, October 28, 1988

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on November 5, 1988

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Employment; Truth commission


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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