Resham Singh

Extrajudicial execution on September 11, 1992

Male, age 21-22

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Resham Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on September 11, 1992, in Valtoha, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, September 05, 1992

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on September 11, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gurwinder Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Valtoha

Paramjit Singh, Punjab Police, Bhikhiwind

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 Valtoha

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

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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