Sawinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 10, 1993

Male, age 22

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sawinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 10, 1993, in Khalchian, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, March 28, 1993

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Demands by security forces

Money

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on April 10, 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

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Khalchian, Mattewal, Mehta, Jandiala

Response by officials

Denied involvement, Victim had escaped

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

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

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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