Sucha Singh

Extrajudicial execution on February 22, 1989

Male, age 30

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

5

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sucha Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on February 22, 1989, in Makhu, by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on February 22, 1989

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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