Bhagwan Singh

Extrajudicial execution between September 21, 1992 and November 15, 1992

Male, age 26

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Bhagwan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between September 21, 1992 and November 15,  1992, in Tarn Taran, Tarn Taran CIA Staff,  by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency, in Tarn Taran, Tarn Taran CIA Staff, by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, August 02, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Aunt/uncle; Friend; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between September 21, 1992 and November 15, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Ajit Singh Sandhu, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Gurmeet Singh Randhawa, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Criminal Investigation Agency, Tarn Taran CIA Staff

Khubi Ram, Superintendent of Police, Criminal Investigation Agency, Tarn Taran CIA Staff

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Criminal Investigation Agency, from Tarn Taran

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

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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