Tarsem Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 30, 1993

Male, age 26-27

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, the victim turned himself/herself in, June 28, 1993

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Sibling; Aunt/uncle

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on June 30, 1993

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

Mohinder Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Kang

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 Kang

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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