Shemsher Singh

Extrajudicial execution between July 1, 1992 and August 30, 1992

Male, age 22-23


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Mechanic

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between July 1, 1992 and August 30, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Condition of corpse

Bruises; Bullet wounds; Missing fingernails


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

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

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

3

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Unknown

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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