Jaskaran Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 7, 1991

Male, age 18

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jaskaran Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 07, 1991, in Bhagha Purana, by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, April 07, 1991

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on April 7, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

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

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

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

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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