Sukhdev Singh

Extrajudicial execution on November 20, 1991

Male, age 19

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sukhdev Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on November 20, 1991, in Makhu, by Punjab Police

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 4

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution on November 20, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

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

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense); Persecution of a family member or a friend

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Makhu

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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