Swaranjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution between May 1, 1990 and May 30, 1991

Male, age 18-19


Demographics

Residence

Education

Some college

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Ramgarhia


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1+

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between March 4, 1990 and March 5, 1991

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Jail


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between May 1, 1990 and May 30, 1991

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

Officials involved in abduction

DIG (Deputy Inspector General), Punjab Police, Sangrur

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

General persecution of Sikhs


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment


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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