Saroop Singh

Extrajudicial execution on January 25, 1994

Male, age 16

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Saroop Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on January 25, 1994, in Kahnuwan, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, January 15, 1994

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Cousin

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on January 25, 1994

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Pritam Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Kahnuwan

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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