Sarabjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on January 1, 1990

Male, age 20

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Sarabjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on January 01, 1990, in Jhander, Amritsar Mal Mandi Interrogation Center, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between December 20, 1989 and December 21, 1989

Witness(es) to abduction

Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on January 1, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Makhan Singh, Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Amritsar Mal Mandi Interrogation Center

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

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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