Sahib Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 16, 1992

Male, age 18

Demographics

Residence

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sahib Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on May 16, 1992, in Fatehgarh Churian, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, May 15, 1992

Place of abduction

Village fields

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on May 16, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bruises; Bullet wounds; Cuts/wounds; Broken bones

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Kewal Singh, Black cat, Batala

Bashir Mashi, Black cat, Batala

Jourg Mashi, Black cat, Batala

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Supported the goals of the militancy movement

Remedies

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

Desire nothing from government

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes; 1

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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