Sukhdev Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 5, 1992

Male, age 25-26

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture, Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sukhdev Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on July 05, 1992, in Udhanwal, Sri Hargobindpur, by Punjab Police; Black cat

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 5-6

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution on July 5, 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

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

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

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; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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