Sukhdev Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 5, 1993

Male, age 38

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sukhdev Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on May 05, 1993, in Sunam CIA Staff,  by Criminal Investigation Agency, in Sunam CIA Staff, by Criminal Investigation Agency

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, March 31, 1993

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Children

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Police custody/remand

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on May 5, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gurbaksh Singh, Inspector, Criminal Investigation Agency, Sunam CIA Staff

Darshan Singh, Head Constable, Criminal Investigation Agency, Sunam CIA Staff

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Sangrur

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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