Sukhcharan Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 11, 1991

Male, age 22

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Shopkeeper, Mechanic

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Sukhcharan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 11, 1991, in Amritsar, by Punjab Police

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Unknown

Extrajudicial Execution on April 11, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

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

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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