Surjan Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 13, 1991

Male, age 20-22

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, July 12, 1991

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on July 13, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Amaria, Bilsanda, Niuria, Pilibhit, Puranpur

Officials involved in abduction

Harpal Singh, Station House Officer, Uttar Pradesh Police, Pilibhit, Uttar Pradesh

Chandan Bhan, Inspector, Uttar Pradesh Police, Pilibhit, Uttar Pradesh

R.D. Tripathi, Superintendent of Police, Uttar Pradesh Police, Pilibhit, Uttar Pradesh

Badri Prasad Singh, Superintendent of Police, Uttar Pradesh Police

Rajinder Kumar, Station House Officer, Uttar Pradesh Police, Amaria, Uttar Pradesh

C.P. Singh, Inspector, Uttar Pradesh Police

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Amaria, Bilsanda, Niuria, Pilibhit, and Puranpur

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

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Truth commission

Connected Victims

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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