Sukhmandar Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 20, 1992

Male, age 20

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sukhmandar Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on July 20, 1992, in Ghall Khurd, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, July 10, 1992

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Demands by security forces

Information about another person; Another person must turn himself in

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on July 20, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Rana Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Ghall Khurd

Ram Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector

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

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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