Joginder Singh Sabba

Extrajudicial execution between November 17, 1993 and May 31, 1994

Male, age 25-26

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Joginder Singh Sabba, victim of extrajudicial execution between November 17, 1993 and May 31,  1994Unknown type of security forces

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, November 17, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between November 17, 1993 and May 31, 1994

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Suba Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Verowal

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Sarhali Kalan, Goindwal, Verowal, Khadur Sahib, Tarn Taran

Response by officials

Denied involvement, Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

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

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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