Santokh Singh

Extrajudicial execution, date unknown

Male, age 35

Demographics

Education

College degree

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Santokh Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution, date unknown, in Nawanshahr, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, the victim turned himself/herself in, December 29, 1992

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Aunt/uncle; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution, date unknown

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Balkar Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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