Butta Singh

Extrajudicial execution between July 15, 1991 and July 30, 1991

Male, age 19-20


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Butta Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between July 15, 1991 and July 30,  1991, in Bhikhiwind, Patti, Valtoha, Gharyala,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police ForcePunjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between July 15, 1991 and July 30, 1991

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend; Co-villager

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 July 15, 1991 and July 30, 1991

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

Officials involved in abduction

Paramjit Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Bhikhiwind

Teg Bahadar, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Bhikhiwind

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 Bhikhiwind

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Employment


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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