Dilbagh Singh

Extrajudicial execution between October 1, 1992 and October 31, 1992

Male, age 16-17

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Dilbagh Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between October 1, 1992 and October 31,  1992, in Jhabal Kalan, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between October 1, 1992 and October 31, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Aunt/uncle; Co-villager

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between October 1, 1992 and October 31, 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

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Jhabal Kalan

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths

Connected Victims

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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