Sher Singh

Extrajudicial execution between July 8, 1993 and July 10, 1993

Male, age 30

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Chamar


Photo of Sher Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between July 8, 1993 and July 10,  1993, in Mulepur, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between July 8, 1993 and July 10, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between July 8, 1993 and July 10, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bruises

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, from Sirhind Fatehgarh Sahib

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; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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