Avtar Singh

Extrajudicial execution between January 1, 1985 and December 31, 1985

Male, age 28-30


Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between January 1, 1985 and December 31, 1985

Place of abduction

Checkpoint (naka)

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution between January 1, 1985 and December 31, 1985

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Harcharan Singh Suri, Inspector, Punjab Police, Jandiala

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)


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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