Simarjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on November 14, 1986

Male, age 24


Demographics

Education

College degree

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on November 14, 1986

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes, but forced immediate cremation

Cremation location

Village cremation ground, Nangal Lubana

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds; Broken bones


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

Yes

Co-victims of abduction

Unknown

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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