Daljit Singh

Extrajudicial execution between August 1, 1991 and September 30, 1991

Male, age 26

Demographics

Residence

Education

High school

Employment

Unemployed

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Daljit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between August 1, 1991 and September 30,  1991, in Udhanwal, by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between August 1, 1991 and September 30, 1991

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between August 1, 1991 and September 30, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Udhanwal, Mehta, Qadian, Batala

Response by officials

Denied involvement, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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