Pala Singh

Extrajudicial execution between June 29, 1991 and July 1, 1991

Male, age 40


Demographics

Residence

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Mazbi


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between June 25, 1991 and June 27, 1991

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between June 29, 1991 and July 1, 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

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Valtoha

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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