Lakhvir 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 Lakhvir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on December 25, 1984 by Unknown type of security forces, in Dera Baba Nanak, by Border Security Force

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, December 25, 1984

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on December 25, 1984

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Unknown type of security forces

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, BSF, from Dera Baba Nanak

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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