Tara Singh

Extrajudicial execution between January 1, 1991 and December 31, 1991

Male, age 26-27

Demographics

Residence

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Aunt/uncle

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between January 1, 1991 and December 31, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

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

Supported the goals of the militancy movement

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Lopoke

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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