Jaspal Singh

Extrajudicial execution between May 5, 1992 and June 4, 1992

Male, age 35-36

Demographics

Education

Graduate diploma

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jaspal Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between May 5, 1992 and June 4,  1992, in Amritsar, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between May 1, 1992 and May 31, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between May 5, 1992 and June 4, 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

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution of a family member or a friend; General persecution of Sikhs

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Amritsar Mal Mandi Interrogation Center

Response by officials

None

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family

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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