Santokh Singh

Extrajudicial execution between February 25, 1993 and March 5, 1993

Male, age 40-42

Demographics

Education

No education

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Santokh Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between February 25, 1993 and March 5,  1993, in Faridkot, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between January 25, 1993 and February 5, 1993

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money; Other

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between February 25, 1993 and March 5, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Randhawa, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Faridkot

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, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Desire nothing from government

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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