Raspal Singh

Extrajudicial execution between October 3, 1992 and October 7, 1992

Male, age 27

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

Yes

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Ramgarhia


Photo of Raspal Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between October 3, 1992 and October 7,  1992, in Mehta, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between October 3, 1992 and October 7, 1992

Place of abduction

Village fields

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between October 3, 1992 and October 7, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Paramjeet Gill, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Majitha

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense); General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Amritsar

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Employment; Truth commission; Memorial for victims

Connected Victims

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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