Sukhwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on January 24, 1990

Male, age 34

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sukhwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on January 24, 1990Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, January 24, 1990

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on January 24, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Tarn Taran, Amritsar, Bhikhiwind, Kacha Pakka

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

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

Remedies desired from government

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

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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