Bhajan Singh

Extrajudicial execution between September 16, 1993 and September 17, 1993

Male, age 20-22

Demographics

Residence

Education

Primary school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between August 23, 1993 and August 25, 1993

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Sibling

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 16, 1993 and September 17, 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

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Dhariwal

Response by officials

Admitted custody only

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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