Beant Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 20, 1993

Male, age 16

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Beant Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on May 20, 1993, in Kalanwali

Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 4-5

Prior torture

No

Extrajudicial Execution on May 20, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds; Burn marks

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Kalanwali

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); General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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