Jarnal Singh

Extrajudicial execution between January 23, 1990 and January 24, 1990

Male, age 22-23

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jarnal Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between January 23, 1990 and January 24,  1990Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution between January 23, 1990 and January 24, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

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

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Tarn Taran

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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