Jarnail Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 5, 1989

Male, age 31


Demographics

Education

No education

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jarnail Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on May 5, 1989, in Jagraon, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 4-5

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, May 4, 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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