Jagjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on November 3, 1993

Male, age 29

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture, Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jagjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on November 03, 1993, in Jagraon CIA Staff, Jagraon, by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, October 27, 1993

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on November 3, 1993

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

Joginder Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Jagraon

Raghvir Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Jagraon

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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