Amar Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 4, 1983

Male, age 64


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

5

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Amar Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 4, 1983, in Phagwara, by Central Reserve Police Force; Criminal Investigation Agency


Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 2-3

Prior torture

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on April 4, 1983

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Gurdwara cremation ground, Ladhewal

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds


Security Forces Implicated

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

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

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


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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