Santokh Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 21, 1992

Male, age 60


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Santokh Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 21, 1992, in Gharinda, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, June 20, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Demands by security forces

Money


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on June 21, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Baldev Singh [Bhatti], Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Gharinda

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

No

Legal remedies pursued

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

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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