Avtar Singh

Extrajudicial execution between January 31, 1992 and February 3, 1992

Male, age 29-30


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Avtar Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between January 31, 1992 and February 3,  1992, in Jhabal Kalan, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, January 01, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Sibling

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 January 31, 1992 and February 3, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Teg Bahadar Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Goindwal

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Goindwal Sahib, Sarhali Kalan, Tarn Taran, Jhabal Kalan

Response by officials

Denied involvement, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Investigations into abuses


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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