Jasvir Singh

Extrajudicial execution between August 25, 1991 and August 27, 1991

Male, age 19

Demographics

Education

Some college

Employment

Unemployed

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jasvir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between August 25, 1991 and August 27,  1991, in Chamkaur Sahib, Chandigarh, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between August 25, 1991 and August 27, 1991

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between August 25, 1991 and August 27, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bruises; Cuts/wounds; Missing hair from head or face; Missing fingernails

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Sumedh Singh [Saini], Senior Superintendent of Police, Chandigarh Police, Chandigarh

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Sumedh Singh [Saini], Senior Superintendent of Police, Chandigarh Police, Chandigarh

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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