Jaswant Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 6, 1991

Male, age 37

Demographics

Residence

Education

Graduate diploma

Employment

Unemployed

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jaswant Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 06, 1991, in Hoshiarpur CIA Staff,  by Criminal Investigation Agency, in Hoshiarpur CIA Staff, by Criminal Investigation Agency

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 8-9

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, June 06, 1991

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on June 6, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Joginder Singh [Ghora], Inspector, Criminal Investigation Agency, Hoshiarpur CIA Staff

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution of a family member or a friend; General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, Punjab Police, from Hoshiarpur

Response by officials

Denied involvement, Victim extrajudicial execution by militants

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Employment

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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