Sukhmander Singh

Extrajudicial execution on August 20, 1990

Male, age 26

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, the victim turned himself/herself in, August 20, 1990

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Cousin

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on August 20, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Mahinder Singh, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Bathinda

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, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Bathinda

Response by officials

Victim had escaped

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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