Lakhbir Singh

Extrajudicial execution on January 1, 1989

Male, age 28-29


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Lakhbir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on January 1, 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 1, 1989

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


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

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

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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