Jarnail Singh

Extrajudicial execution on November 11, 1990

Male, age 22-23

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jarnail Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on November 11, 1990Punjab Police

Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Extrajudicial Execution on November 11, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Majitha

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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