Bachittar Singh

Extrajudicial execution on October 28, 1988

Male, age 26

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Bachittar Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on October 28, 1988, in Mahilpur, Hoshiarpur, Nawanshahr, Jalandhar, by Punjab Police; Border Security Force

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on October 28, 1988

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

Yes, Forced

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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