Surjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 3, 1992

Male, age 42

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

5

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Surjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 03, 1992, in Chheharta Sahib,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force, in Chheharta Sahib, by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, February 03, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Children

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on June 3, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Mohinder Singh [Kariki], Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Chheharta Sahib

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Chheharta Sahib

Response by officials

No Response, Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

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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