Palwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 22, 1992

Male, age 22

Demographics

Education

College degree

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Palwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 22, 1992, in Jagraon, by Punjab Police

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on June 22, 1992

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 extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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