Sarwan Singh

Extrajudicial execution between May 15, 1993 and July 16, 1993

Male, age 30-35


Demographics

Residence

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sarwan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between May 15, 1993 and July 16,  1993, in Bhikhiwind, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 4-5

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between May 15, 1993 and July 16, 1993

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between May 15, 1993 and July 16, 1993

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Bhikhiwind, Kacha Pakka, Amritsar

Response by officials

Denied involvement, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.