Karam Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 14, 1992

Male, age 18-20

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Mazbi

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes

Witness(es) to abduction

Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on June 14, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Swaran Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Khadur Sahib

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Khadur Sahib, Goindwal, Verowal

Response by officials

No Response, Denied involvement, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.