Palwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 7, 1991

Male, age 20

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Palwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 07, 1991, in Rupnagar, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between June 4, 1991 and June 5, 1991

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on June 7, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Mohd. Mustafa, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Rupnagar

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; General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

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

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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