Sarmukh Singh

Extrajudicial execution between April 15, 1992 and June 15, 1992

Male, age 20-22

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Sarmukh Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between April 15, 1992 and June 15,  1992, in Beas, Lopoke, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between April 15, 1992 and April 16, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between April 15, 1992 and June 15, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Ram Lubhaya, Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Beas

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Beas, Amritsar

Response by officials

Denied involvement, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

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

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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