Sulakhan Singh

Extrajudicial execution between November 1, 1990 and November 30, 1990

Male, age 30

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sulakhan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between November 1, 1990 and November 30,  1990Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between November 1, 1990 and November 30, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

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 Qadian

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

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; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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