Paramjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on September 21, 1988

Male, age 22


Demographics

Education

College degree

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Paramjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on September 21, 1988 by Central Reserve Police Force, in Majitha, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, September 19, 1988

Place of abduction

Village fields

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on September 21, 1988

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Majitha


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

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


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Majitha

Response by officials

None

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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