Navtej Singh

Extrajudicial execution on February 16, 1989

Male, age 18


Demographics

Education

Some college

Employment

Farmer/agriculture, Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, February 13, 1989

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on February 16, 1989

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

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; Persecution of a family member or a friend; 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

Remedies desired from government

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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