Surjeet Singh

Extrajudicial execution, date unknown

Male, age 24


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Carpenter

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Surjeet Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution, date unknownPunjab Police


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, June 17, 1988

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution, date unknown

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Tarlochan Singh Walia, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Kacha Pakka

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

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Tarn Taran

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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