Dharminder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between March 1, 1993 and March 31, 1993

Male, age 22-23

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Dharminder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between March 1, 1993 and March 31,  1993, in Bhikhi, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3-4

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between March 1, 1993 and March 31, 1993

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

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 March 1, 1993 and March 31, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Budh Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Bhikhi

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, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, Punjab Police, from Bhikhi, Mansa

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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