Natha Singh

Extrajudicial execution between August 15, 1990 and September 15, 1990

Male, age 40


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Natha Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between August 15, 1990 and September 15,  1990, in Mehna, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between August 15, 1990 and September 15, 1990

Place of abduction

Roadside

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 between August 15, 1990 and September 15, 1990

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

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Mehna

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Investigations into abuses


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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