Malkit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 4, 1989

Male, age 20-22


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Malkit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 4, 1989, in Jagraon, by Punjab Police


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, April 4, 1989


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


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

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

General persecution of Sikhs


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


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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