Sukhwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 30, 1991

Male, age 22

Demographics

Education

Some college

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sukhwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 30, 1991, in Jagraon, by Punjab Police

Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Extrajudicial Execution on June 30, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

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

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Jaitu

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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