Paramjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on November 29, 1992

Male, age 18-19


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


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


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, November 13, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Respondent

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

Harjit Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Rupnagar

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 Rupnagar

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

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

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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