Surjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution between April 3, 1991 and April 4, 1991

Male, age 21


Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Unemployed

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Surjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between April 3, 1991 and April 4,  1991, in Jhabal Kalan, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between April 3, 1991 and April 4, 1991

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between April 3, 1991 and April 4, 1991

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Dalbir Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Jhabal Kalan

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Was forced to join


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Jhabal Kalan

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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