Bhajan Singh

Extrajudicial execution on September 22, 1989

Male, age 19

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Mazbi

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on September 22, 1989

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes, but forced immediate cremation

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

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 Amritsar

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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