Sukhwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between July 29, 1990 and August 3, 1990

Male, age 22

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sukhwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between July 29, 1990 and August 3,  1990, in Kathu Nangal, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, July 27, 1990

Place of abduction

Checkpoint (naka)

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between July 29, 1990 and August 3, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Mohinder Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Kathu Nangal

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 Amritsar, Patiala

Response by officials

Admitted custody only, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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