Rajinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 16, 1992

Male, age 28

Demographics

Education

Vocational degree

Employment

Mechanic

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Rajinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 16, 1992, in Sahnewal, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 15-20

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on April 16, 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

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Machhiwara

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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