Jarnail Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 1, 1987

Male, age 18


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jarnail Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on July 1, 1987, in Harike, by Punjab Police


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, July 1, 1987

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on July 1, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds; Broken bones


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

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 Harike

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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