Jasmer Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 30, 1992

Male, age 23

Demographics

Education

College degree

Married

Yes

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jasmer Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 30, 1992, in Sahnewal, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2-3

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, June 29, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on June 30, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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