Bhag Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 23, 1987

Male, age 22


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture, Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Bhag Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 23, 1987, in Moga, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 15-18

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Jail


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on April 23, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Moga


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Rajan Gupta, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Moga

Kashmir Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Moga

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

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Employment; Truth commission


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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