Shamsher Singh

Extrajudicial execution between May 18, 1987 and May 20, 1987

Male, age 20-21


Demographics

Residence

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Shamsher Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between May 18, 1987 and May 20,  1987, in Jhabal Kalan,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force, in Tarn Taran, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between May 18, 1987 and May 20, 1987

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between May 18, 1987 and May 20, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Tarn Taran


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

None Brar, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Jhabal Kalan

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Unknown


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Jhabal Kalan

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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