Komaljeet Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 27, 1992

Male, age 26-27


Demographics

Residence

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Komaljeet Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on July 27, 1992, in Jagraon, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, July 26, 1992

Place of abduction

Bus station/stand

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Jail


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on July 27, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Jagraon


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Harbhagwan Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Jagraon

Swaran Singh [Ghotna], Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Jagraon

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, Believed it would have been ineffective, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission; Memorial for victims; Desire nothing from government


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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