Pritam Singh

Extrajudicial execution between September 1, 1990 and September 30, 1990

Male, age 40

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Pritam Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between September 1, 1990 and September 30,  1990, in Sherpur, by Punjab Police

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution between September 1, 1990 and September 30, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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