Karaz Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 7, 1984

Male, age 38


Demographics

Residence

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Karaz Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on July 7, 1984 by ArmyArmy


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between June 4, 1984 and June 6, 1984

Place of abduction

Checkpoint (naka)

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on July 7, 1984

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Supported the goals of the militancy movement


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Employment


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Unknown

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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