Dara Singh

Extrajudicial execution on February 25, 1988

Male, age 55


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

6

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Dara Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on February 25, 1988, in Patti,  by Central Reserve Police Force, in Patti, by Central Reserve Police Force


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, February 25, 1988

Place of abduction

Village fields

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on February 25, 1988

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Patti

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation, Other

Legal remedies pursued

No

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment


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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