Sukhwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 8, 1993

Male, age 25-26


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Sukhwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 08, 1993, in Valtoha, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between May 15, 1993 and May 16, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Children

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on June 8, 1993

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Condition of corpse

Broken bones; Missing hair from head or face


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Sita Ram, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Valtoha

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 & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Valtoha

Response by officials

Admitted custody only

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Rehabilitation services to family


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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