Karnail Singh

Extrajudicial execution between June 19, 1989 and June 31, 1989

Male, age 27-28


Demographics

Residence

Education

Primary school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Karnail Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between June 19, 1989 and June 31,  1989, in Moga, Moga CIA Staff,  by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency, in Moga, Faridkot, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3-4

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, June 19, 1989

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents

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 June 19, 1989 and June 31, 1989

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Dumped body in canal/river


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Inder Singh, Inspector, Criminal Investigation Agency, Moga CIA Staff

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Moga, Faridkot

Response by officials

Denied involvement, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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