Tarsem Singh

Extrajudicial execution on November 26, 1992

Male, age 22-23

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Hinduism


Photo of Tarsem Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on November 26, 1992, in Dasua,  by Central Reserve Police Force, in Dasua, by Central Reserve Police Force

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, November 26, 1992

Place of abduction

Checkpoint (naka)

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on November 26, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds

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

Yes, Punjab Police, from Dasua

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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