Jaswinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on January 6, 1996

Male, age 43

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jaswinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on January 06, 1996, in Handiaya CIA Staff, by Criminal Investigation Agency

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution on January 6, 1996

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

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

No

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; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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