Surjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 8, 1992

Male, age 32

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Surjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on May 08, 1992, in Baba Bakala, Jandiala,  by Punjab Police; Army, in Baba Bakala, Jandiala, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, May 07, 1992

Place of abduction

Village fields

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Aunt/uncle; Friend; Co-villager

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 on May 8, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Udham Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Jandiala

Balkar Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Baba Bakala

Bir Singh, Punjab Police

Gopal Singh, Punjab Police

Tarsem Singh, Punjab Police

Jasbir Singh, Punjab Police

Satwant Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Jandiala

Sahib Singh, Constable, Punjab Police

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Baba Bakala, Jandiala

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

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; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

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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