Jaskaran Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 4, 1992

Male, age 20


Demographics

Residence

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Jaskaran Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on July 4, 1992, in Muktsar, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention,

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, the victim turned himself/herself in, between June 29, 1992 and June 30, 1992

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on July 4, 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

Officials involved in abduction

Gurmai Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Muktsar

Swaran Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Muktsar

Kirpal Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Muktsar

Shamsher Singh, Head Constable, Punjab Police, Muktsar

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 & Impact

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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