Jagtar Singh

Extrajudicial execution between January 1, 1988 and February 10, 1988

Male, age 26-27


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Jagtar Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between January 1, 1988 and February 10,  1988, in Kapurthala, by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2-3

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between January 1, 1988 and February 10, 1988

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Witness(es) to abduction

Cousin

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution between January 1, 1988 and February 10, 1988

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground, Rampur Jagir

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

General persecution of Sikhs


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Memorial for victims


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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