Teka Singh

Extrajudicial execution on December 1, 1992

Male, age unknown


Demographics

Residence

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between November 1, 1992 and November 30, 1992

Place of abduction

Checkpoint (naka)

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on December 1, 1992

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

Nirmal Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Sabhrai

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

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective, Did not know what to do

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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