Sarban Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 14, 1986

Male, age 35-40


Demographics

Residence

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sarban Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 14, 1986, in Dharamkot, Moga, by Punjab Police


Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on June 14, 1986

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

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

Supported the goals of the militancy movement


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Dharamkot

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Truth commission; Memorial for victims


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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