Amrik Singh

Extrajudicial execution on October 27, 1987

Male, age 24-25


Demographics

Residence

Education

Middle school

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Amrik Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on October 27, 1987, in Sarhali Kalan, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, July 26, 1987

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Other


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on October 27, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Buried the body


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Ravinderpal Singh, Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Patiala

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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