Paramjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 11, 1987

Male, age 25-26


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Paramjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 11, 1987, in Hoshiarpur, by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force; Army


Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on June 11, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds


Security Forces Implicated

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; Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense); Persecution of a family member or a friend; General persecution of Sikhs


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

Family member(s) engaged in militant activity, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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