Sucha Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 9, 1991

Male, age 21

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sucha Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 09, 1991, in Nurpur Bedi, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, April 03, 1991

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on April 9, 1991

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

Unknown

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Nurpur Bedi

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Memorial for victims

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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