Santokh Singh

Extrajudicial execution on March 27, 1993

Male, age 49


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Santokh Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on March 27, 1993, in Tarn Taran CIA Staff, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, February 20, 1993

Demands by security forces

Other

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on March 27, 1993

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Narinder Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Sultanwind

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

No

Legal remedies pursued

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

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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