Narinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on December 31, 1994

Male, age 24-25

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Narinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on December 31, 1994, in Bathinda, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 6

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between December 24, 1994 and December 31, 1994

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on December 31, 1994

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

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

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

Connected Victims

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

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