Mahinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution, date unknown

Male, age 30

Demographics

Residence

Education

Graduate diploma

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Ramgarhia


Photo of Mahinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution, date unknownPunjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, July 21, 1992

Witness(es) to abduction

Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution, date unknown

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gurjit Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Bathinda

Amrik Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Bathinda

Anil Sharma, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Bathinda

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; Supported the goals of the militancy movement

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, Criminal Investigation Agency, from Talwandi Sabo, Bathinda, Mansa, Sirsa, Kalanwali

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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