Lakhwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between December 1, 1987 and December 30, 1987

Male, age 35


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Lakhwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between December 1, 1987 and December 30,  1987, in Khamanon,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force, in Khamanon, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between November 1, 1987 and November 30, 1987

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Sibling; Cousin; Aunt/uncle; Friend; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between December 1, 1987 and December 30, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

None Bhullar, Punjab Police, Khamanon

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; General persecution of Sikhs


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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