Sarbjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on November 14, 1990

Male, age 17

Demographics

Residence

Education

Middle school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sarbjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on November 14, 1990, in Bhulath, by Punjab Police

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on November 14, 1990

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

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Bhulath

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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