Lakhwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between February 5, 1993 and February 6, 1993

Male, age 35

Demographics

Residence

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between February 4, 1993 and February 5, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Children; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between February 5, 1993 and February 6, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Ajaib Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Batala

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, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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