Bhagat Singh

Extrajudicial execution on January 11, 1991

Male, age 25


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture, Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Ramgarhia


Photo of Bhagat Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on January 11, 1991Border Security Force


Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on January 11, 1991

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

BSF

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Memorial for victims


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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