Darshan Singh

Extrajudicial execution between November 24, 1993 and November 25, 1993

Male, age 27

Demographics

Education

Graduate diploma

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Darshan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between November 24, 1993 and November 25,  1993Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 16-21

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, October 24, 1993

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between November 24, 1993 and November 25, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Jaswinder Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Morinda

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; Persecution of a family member or a friend

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Payal, Samrala, Machhiwara

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Employment; Truth commission; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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