Jagir Singh

Extrajudicial execution on March 5, 1991

Male, age 28


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jagir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on March 5, 1991, in Firozpur CIA Staff, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, February 13, 1991

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Another person must turn himself in

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on March 5, 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

Officials involved in abduction

Major Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Firozpur

Joginder Pal, Inspector, Punjab Police, Firozpur CIA Staff

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Truth commission


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

Yes

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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