Sharanjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on March 3, 1992

Male, age 20-21

Demographics

Residence

Education

Some college

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sharanjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on March 03, 1992, in Jandiala, by Punjab Police

Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 2-3

Extrajudicial Execution on March 3, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

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)

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Jandiala

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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