Lakhbir Singh

Extrajudicial execution on January 1, 1989

Male, age 28-29

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Lakhbir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on January 01, 1989, in Wan 45th Battalion BSF Post,  by Border Security Force, in Wan 45th Battalion BSF Post, by Border Security Force

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, January 01, 1989

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on January 1, 1989

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds; Cuts/wounds; Broken bones

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

S.S. Mann, Commander, Battalion 45, BSF, Wan 45th Battalion BSF Post

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Bhaini Massa Singh, Khalra

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter", Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission

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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