Parmjeet Singh

Extrajudicial execution on December 15, 1987

Male, age 21

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on December 15, 1987

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds; Missing fingernails

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; Supported the goals of the militancy movement

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Ludhiana

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes, 1

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Avtar Singh None

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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