Palwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 28, 1991

Male, age 30-31


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Palwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 28, 1991, in Raman, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, April 28, 1991

Place of abduction

Checkpoint (naka)

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on April 28, 1991

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Mukand Singh Malhi, Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Raman

Manohar Lal, Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Raman

Sucha Singh, Head Constable, Punjab Police, Raman

Pargat Singh, Constable, Punjab Police, Raman

Tarsem Singh, Constable, Punjab Police, Raman

Tehal Singh, Head Constable, Punjab Police, Raman

Roop Singh, Constable, Punjab Police, Raman

Balraj Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Raman

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, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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