Tarsame Singh

Extrajudicial execution between August 17, 1991 and August 20, 1991

Male, age 16-17

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Tarsame Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between August 17, 1991 and August 20,  1991Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between August 7, 1991 and August 10, 1991

Place of abduction

Village fields

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between August 17, 1991 and August 20, 1991

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

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Unknown

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Tarn Taran, Amritsar, Firozpur

Response by officials

Denied involvement, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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