Tajinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 21, 1992

Male, age 17

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between June 20, 1992 and June 21, 1992

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 July 21, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes, but forced immediate cremation

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

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 Tarn Taran

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

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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