Rajinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between August 1, 1992 and December 31, 1992

Male, age 22

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Ramgarhia

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 5

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between August 1, 1991 and December 31, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between August 1, 1992 and December 31, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Ajit Singh Sandhu, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution of a family member or a friend

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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