Ranjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution between October 1, 1992 and October 31, 1992

Male, age 47-48

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Ranjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between October 1, 1992 and October 31,  1992, in Jagraon, Galib Kalan, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between September 22, 1992 and October 23, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Children; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between October 1, 1992 and October 31, 1992

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

No

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Memorial for victims

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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