Avtar Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 24, 1987

Male, age 25

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Avtar Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on July 24, 1987Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force

Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 4

Prior torture

No

Extrajudicial Execution on July 24, 1987

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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