Sajan Singh

Extrajudicial execution between May 5, 1989 and May 7, 1989

Male, age 20-21

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between April 30, 1989 and May 1, 1989

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between May 5, 1989 and May 7, 1989

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bruises; Bullet wounds; Cuts/wounds; Broken bones

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Was forced to join

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Naushehra Pannuan

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

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

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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