Jasbir Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 15, 1988

Male, age 17


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jasbir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 15, 1988, in Amritsar, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between March 15, 1988 and April 1, 1988

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on April 15, 1988

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


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

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense); General persecution of Sikhs


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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