Lakhbir Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 26, 1991

Male, age 31


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Lakhbir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 26, 1991, in Amritsar, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3-4

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, March 22, 1991

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on June 26, 1991

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

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)


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

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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