Sadhu Singh

Extrajudicial execution between November 27, 1990 and December 4, 1990

Male, age 23

Demographics

Education

College degree

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sadhu Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between November 27, 1990 and December 4,  1990, in Moga CIA Staff, by Criminal Investigation Agency

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 10-15

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, November 27, 1990

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Jail

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between November 27, 1990 and December 4, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gurmail Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Moga

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; Persecution of a family member or a friend; General persecution of Sikhs; Supported the goals of the militancy movement

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Moga CIA Staff

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

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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