Sukwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 4, 1992

Male, age 26-27

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Sukwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on July 04, 1992, in Patiala, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between June 30, 1992 and July 1, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on July 4, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

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

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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