Jagjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution between July 1, 1993 and September 1, 1993

Male, age 22-23

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jagjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between July 1, 1993 and September 1,  1993Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2-3

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between July 1, 1993 and September 1, 1993

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between July 1, 1993 and September 1, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

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 of a family member or a friend; General persecution of Sikhs; Supported the goals of the militancy movement

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Bassian

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Truth commission; Memorial for victims

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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