Shamsher Singh

Extrajudicial execution between June 1, 1987 and June 30, 1987

Male, age 24


Demographics

Residence

Education

Middle school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between May 28, 1987 and June 27, 1987

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between June 1, 1987 and June 30, 1987

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

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

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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