Paramjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on March 3, 1988

Male, age 16-17

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture, Shopkeeper, Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Paramjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on March 03, 1988, in Udhanwal, by Punjab Police; Border Security Force

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution on March 3, 1988

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 extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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