Lakhwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 24, 1989

Male, age 24


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Ramgarhia


Photo of Lakhwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on May 24, 1989, in Amritsar, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, May 24, 1989

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Aunt/uncle

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 24, 1989

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

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Memorial for victims


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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