Taar Singh

Extrajudicial execution between November 1, 1994 and November 30, 1994

Male, age 30-35


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

5

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Taar Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between November 1, 1994 and November 30,  1994, in Patti, Sabhrai, Kairon, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between November 1, 1994 and November 30, 1994

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Children; Aunt/uncle

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between November 1, 1994 and November 30, 1994

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Nirmal Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Sabhrai

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Sabhrai

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Truth commission


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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