Ram Singh

Extrajudicial execution between March 19, 1991 and April 20, 1991

Male, age 21

Demographics

Education

Vocational degree

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Ram Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between March 19, 1991 and April 20,  1991, in Firozpur, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, March 19, 1991

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Children; Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between March 19, 1991 and April 20, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Joginder Pal Sharma, Station House Officer, Criminal Investigation Agency, Firozpur CIA Staff

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Firozpur

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family

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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