Jarnail Singh

Extrajudicial execution between November 5, 1992 and November 6, 1992

Male, age 21-22

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jarnail Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between November 5, 1992 and November 6,  1992, in Mahilpur, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 6-7

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, October 31, 1992

Place of abduction

Village drain

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between November 5, 1992 and November 6, 1992

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

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Hoshiarpur

Response by officials

No Response, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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