Surjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution between May 15, 1988 and June 15, 1988

Male, age 22

Demographics

Education

College degree

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between May 15, 1988 and June 15, 1988

Place of abduction

Roadside

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between May 15, 1988 and June 15, 1988

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

No

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Ludhiana

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

Desire nothing from government

Connected Victims

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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