Sukhwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 27, 1987

Male, age 25-26


Demographics

Education

Some college

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Sukhwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 27, 1987, in Banga,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force, in Banga, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 10-15

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, June 27, 1987

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on June 27, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Nawanshahr


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Dilbag Singh Pannu, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Banga

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense); Persecution of a family member or a friend


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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