Rajwant Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 28, 1992

Male, age 17

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Mechanic

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Rajwant Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on May 28, 1992, in Fatehgarh Churian, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between May 8, 1992 and May 10, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on May 28, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Sucha Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Ramdas

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Fatehgarh Churian

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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