Swaran Singh

Extrajudicial execution between January 26, 1988 and January 30, 1988

Male, age 59-60


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

6

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Swaran Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between January 26, 1988 and January 30,  1988, in Bhikhiwind,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force, in Bhikhiwind, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, January 26, 1988

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Children; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution between January 26, 1988 and January 30, 1988

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Darshan Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Bhikhiwind

Satpal Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Bhikhiwind

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Amritsar

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Employment


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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