Bhupinder Singh Canadian

Extrajudicial execution on July 30, 1990

Male, age 33

Demographics

Residence

Williams Lake, British Columbia, Canada

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Bhupinder Singh Canadian, victim of extrajudicial execution on July 30, 1990, in Amritsar, by Punjab Police

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution on July 30, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

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

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Jalandhar

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Truth commission

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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