Prem Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 26, 1991

Male, age 40-45

Demographics

Residence

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Prem Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 26, 1991, in Qadian, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, the victim turned himself/herself in, June 25, 1991

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; 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 June 26, 1991

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

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

None

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Qadian

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment

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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