Beant Singh

Extrajudicial execution between October 1, 1992 and October 30, 1992

Male, age 22

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Beant Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between October 1, 1992 and October 30,  1992, in Phul, by Punjab Police

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution between October 1, 1992 and October 30, 1992

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 extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Rehabilitation services to family; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.