Amrik Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 26, 1992

Male, age 35

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Amrik Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on May 26, 1992, in Ludhiana, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, May 19, 1992

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on May 26, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bruises; Cuts/wounds; Broken bones; Missing fingernails; Burn marks

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

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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