Amarjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on January 24, 1989

Male, age 27


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Chamar


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between November 1, 1988 and November 30, 1988

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on January 24, 1989

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

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

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; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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