Pargat Maseeh

Extrajudicial execution on December 30, 1992

Male, age 23

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Christianity


Photo of Pargat Maseeh, victim of extrajudicial execution on December 30, 1992, in Gurdaspur, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3-4

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between December 1, 1992 and December 27, 1992

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on December 30, 1992

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

Gurdaspur, Dhariwal, Damtal (Himachal Pradesh), Punjab Police

Officials involved in abduction

Jarnail Singh, Inspector, Himachal Pradesh Police, Damtal, Himachal Pradesh

Mohinder Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Gurdaspur

Makhan Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Dhariwal

Swaran Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Dhariwal

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Employment; 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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