Dalbir Singh

Extrajudicial execution on February 14, 1988

Male, age 21


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Dalbir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on February 14, 1988, in Verowal, 29th Battalion CRPF Camp,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force, in Verowal, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, February 7, 1988

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on February 14, 1988

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Ajit Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Verowal

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, CRPF, from Verowal, 29th Battalion CRPF Camp

Response by officials

Denied involvement, Admitted custody only

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

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


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

Yes

Co-victims of abduction

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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