Parmjit Singh

Disappeared between January 5, 1987 and January 20, 1987

Male, age 35

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Parmjit Singh,  disappeared between January 5, 1987 and January 20,  1987, in Khadur Sahib, Verowal,  by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between January 5, 1987 and January 20, 1987

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared between January 5, 1987 and January 20, 1987

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Onkar Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Verowal

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Verowal

Response by officials

Admitted custody only

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

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

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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