Avtar Singh

Extrajudicial execution between October 1, 1992 and October 31, 1992

Male, age 25


Demographics

Residence

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Avtar Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between October 1, 1992 and October 31,  1992, in Harike,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force, in Harike, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3-4

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between September 1, 1992 and September 30, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between October 1, 1992 and October 31, 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

Raghubir Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Harike

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Harike

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

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

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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