Surjeet Singh

Extrajudicial execution on March 16, 1992

Male, age 20

Demographics

Education

Vocational degree

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Surjeet Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on March 16, 1992, in Majitha, by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, March 16, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Co-villager

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 March 16, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds

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

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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