Tehal Singh

Extrajudicial execution between June 1, 1993 and June 30, 1993

Male, age 21

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Tehal Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between June 1, 1993 and June 30,  1993, in Bhikhiwind, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between June 1, 1993 and June 30, 1993

Place of abduction

Village fields

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between June 1, 1993 and June 30, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Dumped body in canal/river

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Teg Bahadar, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Bhikhiwind

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; Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense); General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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