Sulinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 23, 1993

Male, age 28

Demographics

Education

Vocational degree

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Sulinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on May 23, 1993, in Sri Hargobindpur, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 4-5

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between May 19, 1993 and May 20, 1993

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on May 23, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense); General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment

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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