Bir Singh

Extrajudicial execution between September 5, 1993 and September 16, 1993

Male, age 45-50

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Bir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between September 5, 1993 and September 16,  1993, in Mehta, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between September 5, 1993 and September 16, 1993

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between September 5, 1993 and September 16, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Udham Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Mehta

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Mehta

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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