Labh Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 2, 1992

Male, age 20-21

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Mechanic

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Labh Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 02, 1992, in Barnala, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between March 22, 1992 and March 23, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling; Co-villager; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on April 2, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Joginder Singh [Kuttiwala], Inspector, Punjab Police

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

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Employment; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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