Ajit Singh

Extrajudicial execution between February 9, 1987 and February 10, 1987

Male, age 30


Demographics

Education

College degree

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Ajit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between February 9, 1987 and February 10,  1987, in Mehta, by Punjab Police


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, February 9, 1987

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Children

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution between February 9, 1987 and February 10, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bruises; Bullet wounds; Missing hair from head or face


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Sukhdev Brar, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Mehta

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family members ran away, Family abandoned home, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Investigations into abuses


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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