Sawinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on September 5, 1987

Male, age 18-19


Demographics

Residence

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sawinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on September 5, 1987Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between September 1, 1987 and September 2, 1987

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on September 5, 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

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; General persecution of Sikhs


Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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