Manjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution between December 31, 1987 and January 1, 1988

Male, age 22-24


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh


Photo of Manjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between December 31, 1987 and January 1,  1988, in Amritsar, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, December 18, 1987

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution between December 31, 1987 and January 1, 1988

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

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

General persecution of Sikhs


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Amritsar

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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