Rattan Singh

Extrajudicial execution on November 23, 1987

Male, age 25-26


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Rattan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on November 23, 1987, in Beas Pind, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between November 19, 1987 and November 20, 1987

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on November 23, 1987

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

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense); General persecution of Sikhs


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Unknown

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.