Karnail Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 7, 1984

Male, age 75


Demographics

Education

No education

Married

Yes

Children

8

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Karnail Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 7, 1984 by ArmyArmy


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, June 5, 1984

Place of abduction

Roadside

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 June 7, 1984

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

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Amritsar

Response by officials

None

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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