Malkit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 4, 1989

Male, age 20-22

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Malkit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 04, 1989, in Jagraon, by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, April 04, 1989

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on April 4, 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

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

General persecution of Sikhs

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Jagraon

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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