Jaswant Singh

Disappeared

Male, age 32


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jaswant Singh,  disappeared, in Jandiala,  by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, October 20, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Disappeared

Additional data forthcoming


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Sukhjinder Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Jandiala

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Jandiala

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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