Jassa Singh

Extrajudicial execution on August 10, 1989

Male, age 18-20

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, July 20, 1989

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on August 10, 1989

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Sharma, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Chohla Sahib

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 & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Sarhali Kalan, Chohla Sahib

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Employment

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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