Bhupinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between January 28, 1989 and February 1, 1989

Male, age 17-18


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Bhupinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between January 28, 1989 and February 1,  1989, in Nurmahal, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, January 27, 1989

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Sibling; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between January 28, 1989 and February 1, 1989

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gajan Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Nurmahal

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution

Response by officials

Victim had escaped

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Investigations into abuses


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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