Jameet Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 20, 1991

Male, age 54-55

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jameet Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 20, 1991, in Makhu, Zira, by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution on June 20, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bruises

Security Forces Implicated

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

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

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

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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