Jaswinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between March 19, 1990 and May 30, 1990

Male, age 20-21

Demographics

Education

College degree

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Jaswinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between March 19, 1990 and May 30,  1990, in Phagwara,  by Punjab Police; Black catPunjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, March 19, 1990

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Cousin

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between March 19, 1990 and May 30, 1990

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

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Jalandhar, Kapurthala

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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