Surjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on December 1, 1988

Male, age 20


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture, Mechanic

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Surjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on December 1, 1988, in Jhabal Kalan, Tarn Taran,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force, in Jhabal Kalan, by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, November 29, 1988

Place of abduction

Village fields

Witness(es) to abduction

Aunt/uncle; Friend; Co-villager

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on December 1, 1988

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Khubi Ram, SP(O) (Superintendent of Police (Operation)), CRPF, Tarn Taran

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Unknown

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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