Jarnail Singh

Extrajudicial execution, date unknown

Male, age 48

Demographics

Education

No education

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jarnail Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution, date unknown, in Jagraon CIA Staff, by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency


Video Interviews

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Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, the victim turned himself/herself in, February 12, 1993

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Sibling; Co-villager

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Other

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution, date unknown

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Paramjit Singh Khera, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Raikot

Randhir Singh, Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Raikot

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, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, Punjab Police, Criminal Investigation Agency, from Jagraon CIA Staff, Raikot, Chandigarh

Response by officials

No Response, Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

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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