Jasbir Singh

Extrajudicial execution on December 22, 1991

Male, age 20-21

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jasbir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on December 22, 1991, in Dera Baba Nanak, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 4

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, December 12, 1991

Place of abduction

Bus station/stand

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Police custody/remand

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on December 22, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Rania

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; Persecution of a family member or a friend

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, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission; Memorial for victims

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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