Parmjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution between June 24, 1991 and June 26, 1991

Male, age 25-30

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Parmjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between June 24, 1991 and June 26,  1991, in Jhabal Kalan, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between June 19, 1991 and June 21, 1991

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between June 24, 1991 and June 26, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gurdev Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Jhabal Kalan

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Was forced to join

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Jhabal Kalan, Tarn Taran

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter", Admitted custody only, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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