Dharam Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 3, 1991

Male, age 24

Demographics

Education

College degree

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Dharam Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 03, 1991, in Tarn Taran,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force, in Tarn Taran, by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, March 31, 1991

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Aunt/uncle; Friend

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 3, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Khubi Ram, Superintendent of Police, CRPF, Tarn Taran

Narinderpal Singh, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Major Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Darshan Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Tarn Taran, Nabha Jail, Sangrur Jail

Response by officials

No Response, Denied involvement, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; 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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