Santokh Singh

Extrajudicial execution on January 25, 1992

Male, age 70

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

9

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Santokh Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on January 25, 1992, in Tarn Taran CIA Staff, by Punjab Police

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution on January 25, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

3

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.