Surinderpal Singh

Extrajudicial execution between October 30, 1987 and November 30, 1987

Male, age 18-19


Demographics

Education

Some college

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Surinderpal Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between October 30, 1987 and November 30,  1987, in Tarn Taran, by Punjab Police


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between October 25, 1987 and November 26, 1987

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between October 30, 1987 and November 30, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Condition of corpse

Bruises; Bullet wounds; Cuts/wounds; Broken bones; Missing hair from head or face; Missing fingernails; Burn marks


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


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Tarn Taran

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission


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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