Sukhdev Singh

Extrajudicial execution between April 9, 1991 and May 15, 1991

Male, age 20-22


Demographics

Residence

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sukhdev Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between April 9, 1991 and May 15,  1991, in Jhabal Kalan,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police ForcePunjab Police


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between April 9, 1991 and April 10, 1991

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Co-villager; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between April 9, 1991 and May 15, 1991

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Jhabal Kalan, Amritsar, Tarn Taran

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

3

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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