Amrik Singh

Disappeared between May 15, 1994 and June 15, 1994

Male, age 20-22

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Amrik Singh,  disappeared between May 15, 1994 and June 15,  1994, in Khanauri,  by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 4

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between May 15, 1994 and June 15, 1994

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared between May 15, 1994 and June 15, 1994

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Mohinder Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Moonak

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

General persecution of Sikhs; Supported the goals of the militancy movement

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Moonak

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

3

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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