Sawaran Singh

Extrajudicial execution between January 18, 1988 and January 20, 1988

Male, age 30


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution between January 18, 1988 and January 20, 1988

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Dumped body in canal/river


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

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense); General persecution of Sikhs


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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