Jagir Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 10, 1992

Male, age 18

Demographics

Residence

Education

Primary school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Jagir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 10, 1992, in Valtoha, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, April 13, 1992

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on June 10, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Sita Ram, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Valtoha

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Valtoha

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

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

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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