Kehar Singh

Extrajudicial execution on October 6, 1984

Male, age 21-22

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Mechanic

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Kehar Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on October 06, 1984, in Bhikhiwind, by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, October 06, 1984

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on October 6, 1984

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

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Supported the goals of the militancy movement

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Memorial for victims

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes, 1

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

None None, same village where the victim was detained; Tarn Taran

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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