Fakir Singh

Extrajudicial execution on March 10, 1993

Male, age 41

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Fakir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on March 10, 1993, in Hathur, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 15-16

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, March 10, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Children; Sibling; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on March 10, 1993

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

Officials involved in abduction

Mastana Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Barnala

Ajaib Singh, Head Constable, Punjab Police, Hathur

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, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, Punjab Police, from Hathur

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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