Amrik Singh

Extrajudicial execution between July 11, 1989 and July 12, 1989

Male, age 26

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Amrik Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between July 11, 1989 and July 12,  1989, in Valtoha, Bhikhiwind,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force, in Bhikhiwind, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, July 10, 1989

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between July 11, 1989 and July 12, 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

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Bhikhiwind

Response by officials

No Response, Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Unknown

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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