Palwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between September 21, 1992 and September 23, 1992

Male, age 25


Demographics

Residence

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Palwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between September 21, 1992 and September 23,  1992, in Amritsar Mal Mandi Interrogation Center, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, September 09, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between September 21, 1992 and September 23, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Surinder Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Lopoke

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Amritsar Mal Mandi Interrogation Center

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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