Beant Singh

Extrajudicial execution between April 14, 1987 and May 30, 1987

Male, age 20


Demographics

Education

No education

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Beant Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between April 14, 1987 and May 30,  1987, in Moga,  by Criminal Investigation Agency, in Baghewala, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between April 12, 1987 and April 28, 1987

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Aunt/uncle; Friend

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 April 14, 1987 and May 30, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution of a family member or a friend; General persecution of Sikhs


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Investigations into abuses


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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