Palwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between August 7, 1989 and August 18, 1989

Male, age 20-21


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Palwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between August 7, 1989 and August 18,  1989, in Tarn Taran, Bhikhiwind, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between August 5, 1989 and August 15, 1989


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between August 7, 1989 and August 18, 1989

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Sita Ram, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Tarn Taran, Bhikhiwind

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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