Suja Singh

Extrajudicial execution on March 5, 1991

Male, age 60

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

9

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Suja Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on March 05, 1991, in Firozpur CIA Staff, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, February 13, 1991

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Children; Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Another person must turn himself in

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on March 5, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Broken bones; Missing hair from head or face

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Major Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Firozpur

Joginder Pal, Inspector, Punjab Police, Firozpur

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

Yes

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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