Pyara Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 6, 1984

Male, age 34-35


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Pyara Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 6, 1984Army


Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on June 6, 1984

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Jagraon


Security Forces Implicated

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 & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Truth commission; Memorial for victims


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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