Makhan Singh

Extrajudicial execution between January 1, 1990 and January 31, 1990

Male, age 27

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari


Photo of Makhan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between January 1, 1990 and January 31,  1990, in Sarhali Kalan, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 7

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between January 1, 1990 and January 31, 1990

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Sibling; Aunt/uncle; 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 between January 1, 1990 and January 31, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Sukhwinder Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Sarhali Kalan

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

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Sarhali Kalan

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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