Virsa Singh

Extrajudicial execution between October 1, 1993 and October 31, 1993

Male, age 32

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 4-5

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between October 1, 1993 and October 31, 1993

Place of abduction

None

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between October 1, 1993 and October 31, 1993

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

General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Hoshiarpur

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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