Jaswant Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 16, 1992

Male, age 24

Demographics

Residence

Education

High school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Jaswant Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on July 16, 1992, in Faridkot, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between July 8, 1992 and July 12, 1992

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on July 16, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

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 (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Faridkot

Response by officials

None

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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