Pargat Singh

Extrajudicial execution between May 10, 1987 and May 20, 1987

Male, age 22


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Pargat Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between May 10, 1987 and May 20,  1987, in Sarhali Kalan, by Punjab Police


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between May 10, 1987 and May 20, 1987

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution between May 10, 1987 and May 20, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Tarn Taran


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Surinder Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Sarhali Kalan

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Memorial for victims


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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