Pyara Singh

Extrajudicial execution between March 7, 1993 and March 25, 1993

Male, age 49-50

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Pyara Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between March 7, 1993 and March 25,  1993Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, March 07, 1993

Place of abduction

Police station

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between March 7, 1993 and March 25, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Puran Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

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 & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Bhikhiwind, Jhabal Kalan, Tarn Taran

Response by officials

Denied involvement, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; 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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