Jaspal Singh

Extrajudicial execution on August 5, 1987

Male, age 20


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


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Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, July 30, 1987

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on August 5, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Cuts/wounds; Broken bones


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gurmail Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Criminal Investigation Agency, Majitha

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Response by officials

None

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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