Amarjeet Singh

Extrajudicial execution on January 28, 1989

Male, age 20


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Amarjeet Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on January 28, 1989, in Jalandhar, Amritsar, by Punjab Police; Border Security Force


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between December 28, 1988 and January 28, 1989

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Demands by security forces

Other


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on January 28, 1989

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Mohd. Izhar Alam, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Jalandhar

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

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Desire nothing from government


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Unknown

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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