Sohan Singh

Extrajudicial execution on November 13, 2011

Male, age 52


Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sohan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on November 13, 2011, in Amritsar Mal Mandi Interrogation Center, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3-4

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, November 03, 2011

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Aunt/uncle; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Police custody/remand


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on November 13, 2011

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bruises; Cuts/wounds; Broken bones; Missing hair from head or face; Burn marks


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Manvinder Singh, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Amritsar

Nirmal Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Amritsar

Gurdev Singh, Punjab Police, Amritsar

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)


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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