Pritam Singh

Extrajudicial execution between June 1, 1990 and December 1, 1990

Male, age 20


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Pritam Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between June 1, 1990 and December 1,  1990, in Kapurthala, by Punjab Police


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between June 1, 1990 and December 1, 1990

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between June 1, 1990 and December 1, 1990

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Swaran Singh [Ghotna], Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Kapurthala

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

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Kapurthala

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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