Mehal Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 6, 1992

Male, age 22


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Mehal Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on May 6, 1992, in Amritsar, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between May 1, 1992 and May 5, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Cousin

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on May 6, 1992

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


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Amritsar

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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