Ajit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on August 22, 1992

Male, age 22

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Ajit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on August 22, 1992, in Dasua,  by Black cat, in Hoshiarpur CIA Staff, Hariana, by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, July 17, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Cousin

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on August 22, 1992

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

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Rehabilitation services to family; Truth commission; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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