Bhagwan Singh

Extrajudicial execution between October 17, 1988 and October 18, 1988

Male, age 30-31

Demographics

Residence

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Bhagwan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between October 17, 1988 and October 18,  1988, in Jalandhar, by Punjab Police

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution between October 17, 1988 and October 18, 1988

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 extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution of a family member or a friend

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

3

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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