Sarwan Singh

Extrajudicial execution between February 12, 1993 and February 17, 1993

Male, age 25

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Ramgarhia


Photo of Sarwan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between February 12, 1993 and February 17,  1993, in Mehna, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, February 12, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between February 12, 1993 and February 17, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Tehal Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Bhagha Purana

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.