Sukhwant Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 21, 1987

Male, age 32


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, July 20, 1987

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on July 21, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Batala


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Supported the goals of the militancy movement


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Desire nothing from government


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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