Salwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on August 2, 1992

Male, age 18-20

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Salwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on August 02, 1992, in Tarn Taran, by Punjab Police

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on August 2, 1992

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 extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Supported the goals of the militancy movement

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Tarn Taran

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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