Jarnail Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 5, 1989

Male, age 31

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jarnail Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on May 05, 1989, in Jagraon, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 4-5

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, May 04, 1989

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on May 5, 1989

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

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 & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

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

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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