Jagtar Singh

Extrajudicial execution between October 1, 1992 and November 30, 1992

Male, age 22-23

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Jagtar Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between October 1, 1992 and November 30,  1992, in Anandpur Sahib, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between October 1, 1992 and November 30, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Harpal Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Anandpur Sahib

Gurcharan Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Anandpur Sahib

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Anandpur Sahib

Response by officials

Admitted custody only, Victim had escaped

Legal remedies pursued

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

Impact on family

Family member(s) abused alcohol/drugs, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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