Surjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution between June 1, 1993 and June 30, 1993

Male, age 23

Demographics

Residence

Education

Middle school

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari


Photo of Surjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between June 1, 1993 and June 30,  1993, in Shambhoo Kalan, by Punjab Police

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution between June 1, 1993 and June 30, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bruises

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, Criminal Investigation Agency, from CIA staff patiala and SSP office patiala

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

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

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

4

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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