Bhupinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on September 22, 1992

Male, age 29-30

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Bhupinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on September 22, 1992, in Amritsar, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between September 16, 1992 and September 17, 1992

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on September 22, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Sukhdev Singh Chhina, Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Amritsar

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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