Lakhwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between March 1, 1989 and March 31, 1989

Male, age 20-22


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Lakhwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between March 1, 1989 and March 31,  1989, in Batala, by Punjab Police


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between March 1, 1989 and March 31, 1989

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution between March 1, 1989 and March 31, 1989

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Batala


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gobind Ram, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Batala

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

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

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


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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