Jaswant Singh

Extrajudicial execution between January 22, 1993 and February 23, 1993

Male, age 22-23


Demographics

Residence

Education

Graduate diploma

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Jaswant Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between January 22, 1993 and February 23,  1993, in Bhikhiwind, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between January 15, 1993 and February 15, 1993

Witness(es) to abduction

Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between January 22, 1993 and February 23, 1993

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Teg Bahadur Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Bhikhiwind

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

Yes, Punjab Police, from Bhikhiwind, Tarn Taran, Amritsar

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) abused alcohol/drugs

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment


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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