Palwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on November 29, 1992

Male, age 26-27

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Carpenter

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Ramgarhia


Photo of Palwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on November 29, 1992, in Rupnagar, Morinda, Chamkaur Sahib,  by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency, in Rupnagar CIA Staff, by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between October 25, 1992 and October 28, 1992

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on November 29, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Sutanterpal Singh Basra, Punjab Police, Chamkaur Sahib

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

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Connected Victims

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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