Sukhwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between May 28, 1992 and May 29, 1992

Male, age 25

Demographics

Education

Graduate diploma

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sukhwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between May 28, 1992 and May 29,  1992, in Mahilpur, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, May 27, 1992

Place of abduction

Village fields

Witness(es) to abduction

Sibling

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 May 28, 1992 and May 29, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

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 Mahilpur, Hoshiarpur

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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