Jaswant Singh

Extrajudicial execution between May 20, 1987 and May 21, 1987

Male, age 21-22

Demographics

Residence

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jaswant Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between May 20, 1987 and May 21,  1987, in Badhni Kalan, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, May 20, 1987

Place of abduction

Roadside

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 May 20, 1987 and May 21, 1987

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Badhni Kalan

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

No, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

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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