Randhir Singh

Extrajudicial execution between August 1, 1989 and August 18, 1989

Male, age 25

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture, Unemployed

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Randhir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between August 1, 1989 and August 18,  1989, in Jandiala,  by Punjab Police; Black cat, in Jandiala, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between July 20, 1989 and August 8, 1989

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between August 1, 1989 and August 18, 1989

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

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

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Jandiala

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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