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EXTRA 80/92 - India: imminent execution: Sukhdev Singh, alias Sukha, Harjinder Singh, alias Jinda

, Index number: ASA 20/051/1992

AI has learned that the Sukhdev Singh and Harjinder Singh are to be executed at 4am (local time) on 9 October 1992 in Pune, Maharashtra. The Supreme court has rejected another petition brought on their behalf. A petition has now been filed requesting commutation or retrial on the technical ground that their conviction, initiated under the special procedures of TADA legislation, did not allow a two stage appeal.

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