Dalbir Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 8, 1987

Male, age 25


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Ramgarhia


Photo of Dalbir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on July 8, 1987, in Qadian,  by Border Security Force, in Qadian, by Border Security Force


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, July 4, 1987

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on July 8, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Gurdaspur

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family members ran away, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Investigations into abuses


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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