Joginder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 15, 1992

Male, age 28-29

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Joginder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on May 15, 1992, in Bhulath, Phagwara CIA Staff, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 7-8

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, May 14, 1992

Witness(es) to abduction

Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

No

Demands by security forces

Information about another person

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on May 15, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Manjit Singh, Constable, Punjab Police, Bhulath

Gurmel Singh, Constable, Punjab Police, Bhulath

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Bhulath

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter", Admitted custody only

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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