Palwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on February 18, 1990

Male, age 22

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Ramgarhia


Photo of Palwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on February 18, 1990, in Jalandhar CIA Staff,  by Black cat, in Jalandhar, by Criminal Investigation Agency

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, February 18, 1990

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on February 18, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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