Makhan Singh

Extrajudicial execution between August 15, 1991 and September 15, 1991

Male, age 20

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Makhan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between August 15, 1991 and September 15,  1991Punjab Police

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution between August 15, 1991 and September 15, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Memorial for victims

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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