Mukhtiar Singh

Extrajudicial execution between October 9, 1990 and October 10, 1990

Male, age 19-20

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Mukhtiar Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between October 9, 1990 and October 10,  1990 by Unknown type of security forces, in Valtoha, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between October 7, 1990 and October 9, 1990

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between October 9, 1990 and October 10, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds; Broken bones; Missing hair from head or face; Missing fingernails

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Unknown type of security forces

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.