Jagjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 11, 1989

Male, age 21-22


Demographics

Education

No education

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jagjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 11, 1989, in Gaggo Mahal CRPF Camp,  by Central Reserve Police Force, in Ramdas, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, June 9, 1989

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling; 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 June 11, 1989

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground, Gaggo Mahal

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds


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

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Ramdas

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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