Shamsher Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 28, 1993

Male, age 24

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Shamsher Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 28, 1993, in Sri Hargobindpur, by Punjab Police; Black cat

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on June 28, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds

Security Forces Implicated

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, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Memorial for victims

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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