Santokh Singh

Extrajudicial execution between July 29, 1993 and August 19, 1993

Male, age 27


Demographics

Residence

Uttar Pradesh

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, January 04, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between July 29, 1993 and August 19, 1993

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Baldev Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police

Parmjit Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police

Gurmit Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Verowal

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

Yes, Punjab Police, from Bhikhiwind

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

7

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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