Jaswinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between January 10, 1986 and January 12, 1986

Male, age 16-18


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jaswinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between January 10, 1986 and January 12,  1986, in Sarai Valtoha, by Black cat


Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 20-25

Prior torture

Yes


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution between January 10, 1986 and January 12, 1986

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground, Sarai Valtoha

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


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

Yes, Punjab Police, from Valtoha

Response by officials

Victim extrajudicial execution by black cats

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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