Shamsher Singh

Extrajudicial execution between June 1, 1993 and July 30, 1993

Male, age 26-27

Demographics

Education

No education

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Shamsher Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between June 1, 1993 and July 30,  1993, in Jagrawan, by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes

Place of abduction

Roadside

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between June 1, 1993 and July 30, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

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

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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