Salwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between October 1, 1990 and November 30, 1990

Male, age 19


Demographics

Residence

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Salwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between October 1, 1990 and November 30,  1990, in Amritsar, by Punjab Police


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between October 1, 1990 and November 30, 1990

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between October 1, 1990 and November 30, 1990

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Didar Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Amritsar

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 & Impact

Security officials approached

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Memorial for victims


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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