Sarwan Singh

Extrajudicial execution on October 17, 1992

Male, age 18


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sarwan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on October 17, 1992 by Unknown type of security forces, in Jandiala, by Punjab Police


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on October 17, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes, but forced immediate cremation

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Unknown type of security forces

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

General persecution of Sikhs; Supported the goals of the militancy movement


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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