Shember Singh

Extrajudicial execution between July 1, 1987 and July 15, 1987

Male, age 30

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Shember Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between July 1, 1987 and July 15,  1987, in Sidhwan Bet, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, the victim turned himself/herself in, between June 23, 1987 and July 8, 1987

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between July 1, 1987 and July 15, 1987

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Surjit Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Sidhwan Bet

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Employment

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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