Amrik Singh

Extrajudicial execution between April 6, 1992 and April 30, 1992

Male, age 21-22

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Amrik Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between April 6, 1992 and April 30,  1992, in Sri Hargobindpur, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between April 4, 1992 and April 25, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling; Grandparent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between April 6, 1992 and April 30, 1992

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

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Sri Hargobindpur

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

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

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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