Jagdish Raj

Extrajudicial execution on April 13, 1992

Male, age 19

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Hinduism


Photo of Jagdish Raj, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 13, 1992, in Qadian,  by Border Security Force, in Qadian, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, April 11, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

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 13, 1992

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

No

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Qadian

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

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

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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