Pargat Singh

Extrajudicial execution on September 16, 1987

Male, age 30-35

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Pargat Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on September 16, 1987, in Amritsar, by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 5-6

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution on September 16, 1987

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

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

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Amritsar

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission; Memorial for victims

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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