Jaspal Singh

Disappeared, date unknown

Male, age 20-21


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jaspal Singh,  disappeared, date unknown by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between February 1, 1988 and February 17, 1988

Place of abduction

Roadside

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Disappeared, date unknown

Additional data forthcoming


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

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); General persecution of Sikhs


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Truth commission


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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