Surjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution between January 5, 1990 and January 6, 1990

Male, age 30-31

Demographics

Residence

Education

High school

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Surjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between January 5, 1990 and January 6,  1990, in Morinda, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between January 5, 1990 and January 6, 1990

Place of abduction

Roadside

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between January 5, 1990 and January 6, 1990

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

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

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

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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