Surinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on March 20, 1989

Male, age 23-24

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Surinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on March 20, 1989, in Sur Singh, Bhikhiwind, by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 4-5

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution on March 20, 1989

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds

Security Forces Implicated

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)

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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