Surjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution between September 1, 1986 and October 31, 1986

Male, age 20-22

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Surjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between September 1, 1986 and October 31,  1986, in Tarn Taran, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between September 1, 1986 and October 31, 1986

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between September 1, 1986 and October 31, 1986

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Sita Ram, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Tarn Taran

Response by officials

None

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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