Jaswant Singh Khalra

Extrajudicial execution between October 24, 1995 and October 31, 1995

Male, age 42

Demographics

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jaswant Singh Khalra, victim of extrajudicial execution between October 24, 1995 and October 31,  1995, in Tarn Taran, Jhabal Kalan, Manochahal, Sarhali Kalan, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, September 06, 1995

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Other

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between October 24, 1995 and October 31, 1995

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Dumped body in canal/river

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Satnam Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Jhabal Kalan

Prithipal Singh, Head Constable, Punjab Police, Manochahal

Jaspal Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Ashok Kumar, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Surinder Pal Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Sarhali Kalan

Jasbir Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Manochahal

Amarjit Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Avtar Singh [Sona], Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Ajit Singh Sandhu, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

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

Yes, Punjab Police, from Amritsar

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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