Lakhwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between July 20, 1991 and July 21, 1991

Male, age 26

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Lakhwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between July 20, 1991 and July 21,  1991, in Khanna, Chandigarh, by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, July 20, 1991

Witness(es) to abduction

Aunt/uncle

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between July 20, 1991 and July 21, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Sumedh Singh [Saini], Senior Superintendent of Police, Chandigarh Police, Chandigarh

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Sumedh Singh [Saini], Senior Superintendent of Police, Chandigarh Police, Chandigarh

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Rehabilitation services to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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