Sukhwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 7, 1991

Male, age 23

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Sukhwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on July 07, 1991, in Amritsar, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between June 10, 1991 and June 15, 1991

Place of abduction

Checkpoint (naka)

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on July 7, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Charan Dass, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Amritsar

Ajit Singh Randhawa, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Amritsar

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

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

Response by officials

No Response, Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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