Pal Singh

Extrajudicial execution on September 8, 1989

Male, age 18


Demographics

Education

No education

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Pal Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on September 8, 1989, in Guru Har Sahai, by Punjab Police; Black cat


Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on September 8, 1989

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

Persecution of a family member or a friend


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do

Remedies desired from government

Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.