Palwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between March 27, 1993 and April 7, 1993

Male, age 22-23

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Palwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between March 27, 1993 and April 7,  1993, in Phagwara, by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, March 27, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Sibling; Cousin; Aunt/uncle; Friend; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between March 27, 1993 and April 7, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Karamjit Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Rawal Pindi

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) committed suicide, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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