Hakam Singh

Extrajudicial execution between January 10, 1992 and January 11, 1992

Male, age 30

Demographics

Residence

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Hakam Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between January 10, 1992 and January 11,  1992, in Balianwala, by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, January 09, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Children

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between January 10, 1992 and January 11, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Dumped body in canal/river

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Chuhar Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Boha

Ajmer Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Boha

Lakha Singh, Constable, Punjab Police, Boha

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Balianwala, Boha, Budhlada, Bhikhi, Bathinda, Firozpur, Faridkot, Moga

Response by officials

No Response, Denied involvement, Told family to go to another police station

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; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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