Sardool Singh

Extrajudicial execution between June 1, 1993 and July 31, 1993

Male, age 50-55

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sardool Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between June 1, 1993 and July 31,  1993, in Verowal, Tarn Taran, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between June 1, 1993 and July 31, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Children

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between June 1, 1993 and July 31, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Dumped body in canal/river

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Ajit Singh Sandhu, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Subha Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Verowal

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 & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Verowal

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

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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