Rajinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on January 26, 1989

Male, age 49-50


Demographics

Education

Graduate diploma

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Rajinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on January 26, 1989, in Payal, Ludhiana CIA Staff,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force, in Payal, Ludhiana CIA Staff, by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force; Criminal Investigation Agency


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, January 26, 1989

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on January 26, 1989

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Ludhiana


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Shiv Kumar, Inspector, Criminal Investigation Agency, Ludhiana CIA Staff

Shamsher Singh [Guddu], Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Ludhiana

Sant Kumar, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Payal

Ram Kishan Tiwari, Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Payal

Balwant Singh Gill, Superintendent of Police, Criminal Investigation Agency, Ludhiana CIA Staff

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Ludhiana

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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