Mahinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between November 22, 1991 and November 24, 1991

Male, age 35

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

5

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Mahinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between November 22, 1991 and November 24,  1991, in Bhikhi, by Unknown type of security forces

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, November 19, 1991

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Children

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between November 22, 1991 and November 24, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Budh Singh, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Bhikhi

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Bhikhi, Mansa, Sangrur, Longowal. Cheema, Sunam

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; 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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