Amarjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution, date unknown

Male, age 22-23


Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Amarjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution, date unknown, in Chamyari Army Camp,  by ArmyUnknown type of security forces


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, April 12, 1991

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling; Grandparent; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution, date unknown

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Kulwant Singh, Army, Chamiari

Satnam Singh, Army, Kaler Mangat

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, BSF, Army, from Batala, Majitha, Chamyari

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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