Jagjeet Singh

Extrajudicial execution on March 18, 1986

Male, age 55-56

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jagjeet Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on March 18, 1986Black cat

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 15-20

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, March 17, 1986

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money; Information about another person

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Jail

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on March 18, 1986

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Moga

Response by officials

Victim extrajudicial execution by militants

Remedies desired from government

Desire nothing from government

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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