Sukhdev Singh

Extrajudicial execution on January 4, 1991

Male, age 22-23

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Sukhdev Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on January 04, 1991, in Zira, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, January 01, 1991

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Jail

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on January 4, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bruises; Bullet wounds; Cuts/wounds

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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