Malkeet Singh

Extrajudicial execution on October 6, 1989

Male, age 22


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Malkeet Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on October 6, 1989, in Majitha, by Punjab Police


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes

Place of abduction

Village fields


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on October 6, 1989

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Amritsar


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Swaran Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Mehta

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


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Mehta

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) committed suicide

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Unknown

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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