Joga Singh

Extrajudicial execution between July 1, 1991 and July 31, 1991

Male, age 20

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Joga Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between July 1, 1991 and July 31,  1991 by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police ForcePunjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between July 1, 1991 and July 31, 1991

Place of abduction

Checkpoint (naka)

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between July 1, 1991 and July 31, 1991

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

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, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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