Tarsem Singh

Extrajudicial execution on December 26, 1992

Male, age 18-19

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Tarsem Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on December 26, 1992, in Khalchian, by Punjab Police

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on December 26, 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 extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Khalchian

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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