Sher Singh

Extrajudicial execution on November 21, 1991

Male, age 45


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sher Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on November 21, 1991, in Basarke, by Black cat


Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on November 21, 1991

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds


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

Was forced to join


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Amritsar

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Desire nothing from government


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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