Rattan Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 20, 1985

Male, age 30


Demographics

Residence

New Delhi

Education

Graduate diploma

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Khatri


Photo of Rattan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 20, 1985


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes

Place of abduction

None


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on June 20, 1985

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Ludhiana

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds; Cuts/wounds


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

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

Remedies desired from government

Rehabilitation services to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Memorial for victims


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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