Sulakhan Singh

Extrajudicial execution on January 3, 1991

Male, age 19

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sulakhan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on January 03, 1991, in Sherpur, by Punjab Police

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution on January 3, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

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

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Rehabilitation services to family; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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