Amarjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution between March 1, 1988 and March 20, 1988

Male, age 26


Demographics

Education

College degree

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Amarjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between March 1, 1988 and March 20,  1988, in Kapurthala, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between March 1, 1988 and March 20, 1988

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between March 1, 1988 and March 20, 1988

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

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Supported the goals of the militancy movement


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Kapurthala

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

No

Remedies desired from government

Desire nothing from government


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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