Amarjeet Singh

Extrajudicial execution between November 15, 1992 and November 16, 1992

Male, age 35

Demographics

Residence

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Amarjeet Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between November 15, 1992 and November 16,  1992, in Sherpur, Handiaya CIA Staff,  by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency, in Handiaya CIA Staff, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, November 09, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Children; Grandparent; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between November 15, 1992 and November 16, 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 abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Bakhshish Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Sherpur

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

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Sherpur, Sangrur, Malerkotla, Bhawanigarh, Patiala

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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