Bittu Singh

Extrajudicial execution between September 15, 1992 and November 15, 1992

Male, age 20-22

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between September 15, 1992 and November 15, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between September 15, 1992 and November 15, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Dumped body in canal/river

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Unknown

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Harike, Verowal, Khadur Sahib

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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