Prithipal Singh

Extrajudicial execution on November 27, 1991

Male, age 30

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Prithipal Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on November 27, 1991, in Tarn Taran, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between November 22, 1991 and November 23, 1991

Witness(es) to abduction

Children

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on November 27, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gurbachan Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Dalwinder Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Arjun Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

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 & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Tarn Taran

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

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

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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