Jasmail Singh

Extrajudicial execution between March 13, 1991 and March 16, 1991

Male, age 21-22

Demographics

Education

Vocational degree

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jasmail Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between March 13, 1991 and March 16,  1991, in Zira, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between March 11, 1991 and March 14, 1991

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between March 13, 1991 and March 16, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds; Missing hair from head or face; Missing fingernails

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Daljeet Singh, Punjab Police, Zira

Des Raj, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Zira

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

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)

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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