Partap Singh

Extrajudicial execution on August 13, 1990

Male, age 24-25

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Partap Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on August 13, 1990, in Faridkot, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, August 11, 1990

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on August 13, 1990

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

Officials involved in abduction

Davinder Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Faridkot

Param Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Faridkot

Paramjeet Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Faridkot

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; General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) engaged in militant activity, 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; Memorial for victims

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

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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