Bhola Singh

Extrajudicial execution between July 1, 1989 and August 30, 1990

Male, age 20-21

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Bhola Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between July 1, 1989 and August 30,  1990Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between June 29, 1989 and August 28, 1990

Place of abduction

Village fields

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between July 1, 1989 and August 30, 1990

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

Was forced to join

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

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

Remedies desired from government

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

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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