Roshan Lal

Extrajudicial execution on August 27, 1986

Male, age 52


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Married

Yes

Children

6

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Roshan Lal, victim of extrajudicial execution on August 27, 1986, in Qadian 54th Battalion BSF Camp,  by Punjab Police; Border Security Force, in Qadian, by Border Security Force


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, August 25, 1986

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Friend; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on August 27, 1986

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Village cremation ground, Kadrabad


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Kishan Kumar Sharma, Inspector, BSF, Qadian 54th Battalion BSF Camp

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

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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