Makhan Singh

Extrajudicial execution on January 3, 1992

Male, age 23

Demographics

Residence

Education

Middle school

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Ramgarhia


Photo of Makhan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on January 03, 1992, in Jhuner, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, January 01, 1992

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on January 3, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gurcharan Singh, Constable, Punjab Police, Joga

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

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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