Naresh Kumar

Extrajudicial execution on October 10, 1989

Male, age 21

Demographics

Education

College degree

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

No

Religion

Hinduism


Photo of Naresh Kumar, victim of extrajudicial execution on October 10, 1989, in Phagwara, by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, October 10, 1989

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on October 10, 1989

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village 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

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, from Phagwara

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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