Piara Singh

Extrajudicial execution between March 27, 1993 and May 27, 1993

Male, age 60-62


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

5

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Piara Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between March 27, 1993 and May 27,  1993, in Tarn Taran, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, March 16, 1993

Place of abduction

Police station

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between March 27, 1993 and May 27, 1993

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Sukhchain Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran CIA Staff

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

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

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


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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