Pargat Singh

Extrajudicial execution on October 29, 1991

Male, age 19


Demographics

Education

No education

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Pargat Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on October 29, 1991, in Amritsar, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, October 28, 1991

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on October 29, 1991

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Dilbagh Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Amritsar

Raghbir Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Amritsar

Vishva Mitter, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Amritsar

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

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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