Jaswant Singh

Extrajudicial execution between April 14, 1993 and April 30, 1993

Male, age 26

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jaswant Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between April 14, 1993 and April 30,  1993, in Bhagha Purana, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 15-20

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, April 14, 1993

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between April 14, 1993 and April 30, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Jugraj Singh, Constable, Punjab Police, Bhagha Purana

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 Bhagha Purana

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Desire nothing from government

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

4

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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