Bharpur Singh

Extrajudicial execution on August 17, 1992

Male, age 27-28

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Bharpur Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on August 17, 1992, in Sohana, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, August 17, 1992

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on August 17, 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

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

Response by officials

None

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

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

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Unknown

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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