Jagdish Singh

Extrajudicial execution on December 14, 1991

Male, age 24

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jagdish Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on December 14, 1991, in Jagraon, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between November 12, 1991 and November 15, 1991

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Police custody/remand

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on December 14, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Kamal Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Jagraon

Mohan Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Jagraon

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

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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