Sardara Singh

Extrajudicial execution between October 1, 1991 and October 31, 1991

Male, age 40


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between October 1, 1991 and October 31, 1991

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes, but forced immediate cremation

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

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; General persecution of Sikhs


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

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

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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