Sajjan Singh

Extrajudicial execution between July 1, 1986 and July 5, 1986

Male, age 21-22


Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sajjan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between July 1, 1986 and July 5,  1986, in Kukran Wala,  by Central Reserve Police Force, in Kukran Wala, by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between July 1, 1986 and July 5, 1986

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between July 1, 1986 and July 5, 1986

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds; Cuts/wounds; Broken bones


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

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 Kukran Wala

Response by officials

None

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Memorial for victims


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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