Paramjeet Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 23, 1993

Male, age 33

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Paramjeet Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on May 23, 1993, in Bhawanigarh CIA Staff,  by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency, in Bhawanigarh CIA Staff, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, May 19, 1993

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on May 23, 1993

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

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Sangrur

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

3

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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