Lakhbir Singh

Extrajudicial execution on December 25, 1984

Male, age 30-31


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Lakhbir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on December 25, 1984, in Dera Baba Nanak, by Border Security Force


Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Unknown


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on December 25, 1984

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, BSF

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Truth commission


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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