Amarjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on October 31, 1991

Male, age 29

Demographics

Education

Some college

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Ramgarhia


Photo of Amarjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on October 31, 1991, in Patiala CIA Staff, Patiala,  by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency, in Patiala, by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 15-20

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, October 16, 1991

Place of abduction

Bus station/stand

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on October 31, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Sant Kumar, Inspector, Criminal Investigation Agency, Patiala CIA Staff

Surjit Singh Grewal, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Patiala

Jaswinder Singh Kunner, SP(D) (Superintendent of Police (Detective)), Punjab Police, Patiala

Satish Kumar Sharma, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Patiala

D.R. Bhatti, DIG (Deputy Inspector General), Punjab Police, Patiala

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution of a family member or a friend

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

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

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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