Sawinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between August 20, 1992 and August 21, 1992

Male, age 17-18


Demographics

Residence

Education

Middle school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Sawinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between August 20, 1992 and August 21,  1992, in Patti, Valtoha, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, August 10, 1992

Place of abduction

Village fields

Witness(es) to abduction

Aunt/uncle

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between August 20, 1992 and August 21, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Puran Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Patti

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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