Sawinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 3, 1991

Male, age 25


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sawinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 03, 1991, in Baba Bakala, Beas,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force, in Baba Bakala, Beas, by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, April 03, 1991

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on April 3, 1991

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Jagtar Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Beas

Darshan Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Beas

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Baba Bakala, Beas

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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