Amar Singh

Extrajudicial execution on October 31, 1988

Male, age 26


Demographics

Education

College degree

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Amar Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on October 31, 1988


Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on October 31, 1988

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Ludhiana


Security Forces Implicated

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution of a family member or a friend; General persecution of Sikhs


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

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

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Desire nothing from government


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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