Pritam Singh

Extrajudicial execution between August 1, 1989 and August 3, 1989

Male, age 32-33

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Pritam Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between August 1, 1989 and August 3,  1989, in Sultanpur, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between July 28, 1989 and July 29, 1989

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Sibling; Cousin; Aunt/uncle; Co-villager

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 August 1, 1989 and August 3, 1989

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Baldev Singh, Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Sultanpur

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

Yes, Punjab Police, from Sultanpur

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

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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