Savinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on February 13, 1993

Male, age 17-18

Demographics

Residence

Education

High school

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Savinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on February 13, 1993, in Amritsar, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, February 12, 1993

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Respondent

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on February 13, 1993

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 abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution of a family member or a friend

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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