Sarabjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution, date unknown

Male, age 20-22

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sarabjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution, date unknown by Central Reserve Police ForcePunjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, March 19, 1991

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution, date unknown

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Sikander , CRPF

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Unknown

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, CRPF, from Amritsar B.R. Model School Interrogation Center

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation 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

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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