Sahib Singh

Extrajudicial execution on December 21, 1986

Male, age 21

Demographics

Education

Vocational degree

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sahib Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on December 21, 1986, in Khalra, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2-3

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, December 19, 1986

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on December 21, 1986

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

Supported the goals of the militancy movement

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; 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


Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.