Dilbag Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 19, 1993

Male, age 48

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Dilbag Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on May 19, 1993, in Ghuman, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, May 16, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Children; 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 on May 19, 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

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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