Shamsher Singh

Extrajudicial execution on August 28, 1992

Male, age 18

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Shamsher Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on August 28, 1992Punjab Police

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on August 28, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bruises; Bullet wounds; Cuts/wounds

Security Forces Implicated

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

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

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

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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