Lakhvir Singh

Extrajudicial execution between April 25, 1991 and April 26, 1991

Male, age 20-21

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Unemployed

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Lakhvir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between April 25, 1991 and April 26,  1991, in Bhucho Mandi, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, April 24, 1991

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling; Cousin; 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 April 25, 1991 and April 26, 1991

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

Officials involved in abduction

Mohinderpal Singh [Ghai], Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Bhucho Mandi

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

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, Punjab Police, from Bhucho Mandi

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; 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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