Jagir Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 25, 1991

Male, age 25


Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jagir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on May 25, 1991, in Kathu Nangal, by Punjab Police


Prior Abuse


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on May 25, 1991

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds


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

General persecution of Sikhs


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Kathu Nangal

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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