Pargat Singh

Extrajudicial execution between July 1, 1992 and August 31, 1992

Male, age 20


Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Unemployed

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Pargat Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between July 1, 1992 and August 31,  1992, in Batala, by Punjab Police; Black cat


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between March 1, 1992 and April 30, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between July 1, 1992 and August 31, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Kewal Singh, Black cat

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)


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, BSF, from Amritsar, Batala

Response by officials

Denied involvement, Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do

Remedies desired from government

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


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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