Jaswinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on March 19, 1989

Male, age 21


Demographics

Education

College degree

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jaswinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on March 19, 1989, in Faridkot, Kot Kapura, by Punjab Police; Black cat


Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on March 19, 1989

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Faridkot


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

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 abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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