Paljeet Singh

Extrajudicial execution between July 29, 1991 and August 31, 1991

Male, age 32


Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Paljeet Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between July 29, 1991 and August 31,  1991, in Amritsar,  by Unknown type of security forcesPunjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, None

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between July 29, 1991 and August 31, 1991

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between July 29, 1991 and August 31, 1991

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Amritsar, Unknown type of security forces

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

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, CRPF, from Amritsar CRPF Camp

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Impact on family

Family members ran away, Family member(s) engaged in militant activity

Remedies desired from government

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


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

3

Genuine encounters in family

Yes

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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