Lakha Singh

Extrajudicial execution between November 1, 1990 and November 30, 1990

Male, age 20-22

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution between November 1, 1990 and November 30, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

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

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

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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