Avtar Singh

Extrajudicial execution on March 17, 1991

Male, age 28


Demographics

Residence

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between March 10, 1991 and March 12, 1991

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Sibling; Aunt/uncle; Co-villager

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 March 17, 1991

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 Khalra, Bhikhiwind, Kacha Pakka

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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