Mangal Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 16, 1992

Male, age 20

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Mangal Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 16, 1992, in Patti, by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, April 16, 1992

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Sibling

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 April 16, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Didar Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Patti

Shingara Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Patti

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

No

Legal remedies pursued

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

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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