Sukhwant Singh

Extrajudicial execution on December 4, 1992

Male, age 29-30


Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sukhwant Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on December 4, 1992, in Mansa, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, November 21, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Sibling

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 December 4, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Bohar Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Mansa

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Mansa

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Truth commission


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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