Jaswant Singh

Extrajudicial execution between July 1, 1992 and June 30, 1993

Male, age 31-33

Demographics

Education

College degree

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Jaswant Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between July 1, 1992 and June 30,  1993, in Kapurthala CIA Staff,  by Criminal Investigation Agency, in Kapurthala CIA Staff, Firozpur CIA Staff, by Criminal Investigation Agency

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, July 11, 1990

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Children

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between July 1, 1992 and June 30, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Chaman Baba, Head Constable, Criminal Investigation Agency, Kapurthala CIA Staff

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; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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