Vijay Kumar Behal

Extrajudicial execution on December 16, 1991

Male, age 21

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Hinduism

Caste

Khatri


Photo of Vijay Kumar Behal, victim of extrajudicial execution on December 16, 1991, in Hoshiarpur, Mehtiana, by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on December 16, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds

Security Forces Implicated

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, Punjab Police, from Hoshiarpur

Legal remedies pursued

No

Impact on family

Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

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

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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