Parkash Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 14, 1993

Male, age 23


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Parkash Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 14, 1993, in Jhandher, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, April 14, 1993

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on April 14, 1993

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Dumped body in canal/river


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Wassan Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Jhandher

Sukhdev Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Jhandher

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

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Jhandher

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Truth commission


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.