Bir Singh

Extrajudicial execution on August 20, 1992

Male, age 33

Demographics

Residence

New Delhi

Education

College degree

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Chamar


Photo of Bir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on August 20, 1992, in Ludhiana, by Punjab Police

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on August 20, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Ludhiana

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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