Mahinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between December 31, 1991 and January 3, 1992

Male, age 28


Demographics

Residence

Education

Primary school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Ramgarhia


Photo of Mahinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between December 31, 1991 and January 3,  1992, in Joga, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between December 30, 1991 and January 1, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between December 31, 1991 and January 3, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Baljinder Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Joga

Sukhdev Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Joga

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, from Joga

Response by officials

Victim extrajudicial execution while trying to escape

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 member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


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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