Amarjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on October 10, 1989

Male, age 24-25

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Amarjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on October 10, 1989, in Phagwara, by Punjab Police

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on October 10, 1989

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

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 abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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