Vakeel Singh

Extrajudicial execution between May 23, 1991 and May 24, 1991

Male, age 24

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Vakeel Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between May 23, 1991 and May 24,  1991, in Kot Sukhia CRPF Post, by Central Reserve Police Force

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution between May 23, 1991 and May 24, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds; Cuts/wounds

Security Forces Implicated

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, Punjab Police, from Faridkot

Response by officials

No Response, Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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