Manjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution between March 1, 1992 and March 13, 1992

Male, age 25-26

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Manjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between March 1, 1992 and March 13,  1992, in Majitha, by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, February 24, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between March 1, 1992 and March 13, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gurbachan Singh, Head Constable, Punjab Police, Majitha

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Majitha

Response by officials

Admitted custody only

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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