Bakhsheesh Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 18, 1993

Male, age 14-15


Demographics

Residence

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Mazbi


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between March 10, 1993 and March 20, 1993

Place of abduction

Village fields

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on April 18, 1993

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

Officials involved in abduction

Nirmal Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Sabhrai

Daljit Singh [Guru], Head Constable, Punjab Police, Sabhrai

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

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

3

Genuine encounters in family

Yes

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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