Shuwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between January 1, 1994 and January 30, 1994

Male, age 30

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Shuwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between January 1, 1994 and January 30,  1994, in Zira, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse

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 1, 1994 and January 30, 1994

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bruises; Bullet wounds; Missing hair from head or face

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Ram Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Zira

Mohd. Mustafa, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Firozpur

Nagor Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Firozpur

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

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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