Labh Singh

Extrajudicial execution on October 12, 1992

Male, age 27

Demographics

Residence

Education

Middle school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Labh Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on October 12, 1992, in Samana, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between September 10, 1992 and September 15, 1992

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on October 12, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Unknown

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Nabha

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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