Lakshman Singh

Extrajudicial execution between August 1, 1991 and December 30, 1991

Male, age 26-27

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Lakshman Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between August 1, 1991 and December 30,  1991, in Fatehgarh Panjtur, by Punjab Police

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1-2

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution between August 1, 1991 and December 30, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds

Security Forces Implicated

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; Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

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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