Bhupinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between November 1, 1992 and November 2, 1992

Male, age 22-23

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture, Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Bhupinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between November 1, 1992 and November 2,  1992, in Kartarpur, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between October 28, 1992 and October 29, 1992

Place of abduction

Bus station/stand

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between November 1, 1992 and November 2, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

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 & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Jalandhar CIA Staff, Kartarpur

Response by officials

Victim extrajudicial execution by militants, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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