Sher Singh

Extrajudicial execution between November 24, 1992 and November 25, 1992

Male, age 24-25

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sher Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between November 24, 1992 and November 25,  1992Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, April 24, 1992

Place of abduction

Checkpoint (naka)

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between November 24, 1992 and November 25, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

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

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Amritsar B.R. Model School Interrogation Center, Amritsar Mal Mandi Interrogation Center

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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