Manjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on August 26, 1989

Male, age 17

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Manjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on August 26, 1989, in 90th Battalion CRPF Camp, Firozpur, by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, August 26, 1989

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials uniformed

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on August 26, 1989

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

90th Battalion CRPF Camp, Firozpur, Punjab Police; CRPF

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Firozpur

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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