Buta Singh

Extrajudicial execution between November 1, 1992 and December 31, 1992

Male, age 47


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

5

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Buta Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between November 1, 1992 and December 31,  1992, in Dinanagar, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 7

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between November 1, 1992 and December 31, 1992

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between November 1, 1992 and December 31, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Makhan Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Dhariwal

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 & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services 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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