Sudama Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 2, 1989

Male, age 19


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Sudama Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on May 2, 1989Punjab Police


Abduction, & Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, the victim turned himself/herself in, between March 2, 1989 and March 15, 1989

Place of abduction

Police station

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on May 2, 1989

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

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Bhulath

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family members ran away, Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

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


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Unknown

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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