Amarjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on October 7, 1989

Male, age 22

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Amarjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on October 07, 1989, in Mattewal, by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between October 2, 1989 and October 4, 1989

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on October 7, 1989

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Anil Sharma, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Mattewal

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Unknown

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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