Lachman Singh

Extrajudicial execution between August 26, 1991 and August 27, 1991

Male, age 60

Demographics

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

8

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Lachman Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between August 26, 1991 and August 27,  1991, in Lohian Khas, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, August 26, 1991

Place of abduction

Roadside

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between August 26, 1991 and August 27, 1991

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

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Lohian Khas

Response by officials

Victim had escaped

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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