Sakina Begam

Extrajudicial execution on May 17, 1993

Female, age 21-22

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Housewife

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Sakina Begam, victim of extrajudicial execution on May 17, 1993, in Talwandi Sabo, by Punjab Police

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on May 17, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Dumped body in canal/river

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

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

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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