Bikar Singh

Extrajudicial execution between August 24, 1996 and August 28, 1996

Male, age 34-35

Demographics

Residence

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Bikar Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between August 24, 1996 and August 28,  1996, in Makhu, by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between August 23, 1996 and August 26, 1996

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Children; Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between August 24, 1996 and August 28, 1996

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Makhu

Response by officials

Victim had escaped

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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