Bakshish Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 10, 1990

Male, age 30

Demographics

Residence

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture, Shopkeeper

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Bakshish Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 10, 1990, in Firozpur CIA Staff, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, June 01, 1990

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on June 10, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Village 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

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense); Supported the goals of the militancy movement

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

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

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

3

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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