Dalbara Singh

Extrajudicial execution between February 1, 1992 and March 31, 1992

Male, age 24-25

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Mechanic

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, the victim turned himself/herself in, between January 1, 1992 and January 30, 1992

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Aunt/uncle

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between February 1, 1992 and March 31, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Darshan Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Dehlon

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

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

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

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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