Surjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 3, 1992

Male, age 22

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Surjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on July 03, 1992, in Jandiala, by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, July 03, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

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 3, 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 abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Udham Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Jandiala

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

Yes, Punjab Police, from Tangra, Jandiala

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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