Sukhwant Singh

Extrajudicial execution between June 28, 1992 and June 30, 1992

Male, age 30-31


Demographics

Residence

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sukhwant Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between June 28, 1992 and June 30,  1992, in Kacha Pakka, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between June 17, 1992 and June 18, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

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 June 28, 1992 and June 30, 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

Surinder Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Kacha Pakka

Paramjit Singh Teja, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Bhikhiwind

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family members ran away, Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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