Amrik Singh

Extrajudicial execution on August 5, 1991

Male, age 36

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Amrik Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on August 05, 1991, in Amritsar, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, August 04, 1991

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on August 5, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bruises; Bullet wounds; Missing fingernails

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Supported the goals of the militancy movement

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Amritsar

Response by officials

Victim extrajudicial execution by militants

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

Desire nothing from government

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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