Sukhdev Singh

Extrajudicial execution on November 21, 1991

Male, age 18


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sukhdev Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on November 21, 1991Unknown type of security forces


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, November 09, 1991

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on November 21, 1991

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Balbir Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Unknown


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Chheharta Sahib, Amritsar B.R. Model School Interrogation Center

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

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

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Unknown

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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