Sarwan Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 22, 1990

Male, age 27

Demographics

Education

Vocational degree

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Sarwan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on May 22, 1990, in Khalra, by Punjab Police

Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 4-5

Extrajudicial Execution on May 22, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds

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

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Memorial for victims

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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