Swaran Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 22, 1993

Male, age 36

Demographics

Residence

Education

Graduate diploma

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Swaran Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on July 22, 1993, in Payal, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 20-22

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, the victim turned himself/herself in, July 05, 1993

Place of abduction

Police station

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on July 22, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Raj Kishan Bedi, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Khanna

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

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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