Sarwan Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 25, 1991

Male, age 18-20

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Sarwan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on July 25, 1991, in Harike, by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, July 25, 1991

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on July 25, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Surnal, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Harike

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

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Unknown

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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