Veer Singh

Extrajudicial execution on October 20, 1992

Male, age 45-50


Demographics

Residence

Education

No education

Employment

Unemployed

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Veer Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on October 20, 1992, in Harike, by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force


Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on October 20, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Tarn Taran, Patti, Harike, Chandigarh

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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