Lakhbir Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 20, 1989

Male, age 21-22


Demographics

Education

College degree

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between April 20, 1989 and May 20, 1989

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on May 20, 1989

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds; Broken bones; Missing hair from head or face


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Tarn Taran

Response by officials

None

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Memorial for victims


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Unknown

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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