Sukhdev Singh

Extrajudicial execution between September 19, 1993 and September 22, 1993

Male, age 22-23

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sukhdev Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between September 19, 1993 and September 22,  1993, in Pilibhit, Tarn Taran, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2-3

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between September 9, 1993 and September 10, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between September 19, 1993 and September 22, 1993

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

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Chohla Sahib, Sarhali Kalan, Tarn Taran

Response by officials

No Response, Denied involvement, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

Desire nothing from government

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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