Jaswant Singh

Extrajudicial execution between April 10, 1993 and May 20, 1993

Male, age 18

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Unemployed

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari


Photo of Jaswant Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between April 10, 1993 and May 20,  1993, in Dhilwan, Kapurthala, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between April 10, 1993 and May 20, 1993

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between April 10, 1993 and May 20, 1993

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

Wassan Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Kapurthala

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

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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