Sharanjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on January 29, 1991

Male, age 23-24

Demographics

Residence

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sharanjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on January 29, 1991, in Banur, by Punjab Police

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 25-30

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Unknown

Extrajudicial Execution on January 29, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Municipal 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

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution of a family member or a friend

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 member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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