Subeg Singh

Extrajudicial execution on January 12, 1990

Male, age 30

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Subeg Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on January 12, 1990, in Muktsar, Fazilka, by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution on January 12, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal 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); General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Raniwala

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

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

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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