Jasveer Singh

Extrajudicial execution on February 19, 1993

Male, age 25

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jasveer Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on February 19, 1993, in Handiaya, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3-4

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between November 1, 1992 and November 30, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Sibling; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Jail

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on February 19, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Bhinder Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Khanna

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

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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