Sarwan Singh

Extrajudicial execution on September 24, 1991

Male, age 27


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Sarwan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on September 24, 1991, in Beas,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force, in Beas, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, September 24, 1991

Place of abduction

Village fields

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on September 24, 1991

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

Amar Singh Kahlon, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Beas

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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