Amrik Singh

Disappeared on October 17, 1992

Male, age 28-30

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Amrik Singh,  disappeared on October 17, 1992, in Samana CIA Staff, Samana,  by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, the victim turned himself/herself in, October 17, 1992

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Co-villager

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

Disappeared on October 17, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Pritpal Singh Virk, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Criminal Investigation Agency, Samana CIA Staff

Shinderpal Singh, Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Samana

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Dirba, Samana CIA Staff, Sunam

Response by officials

Victim had escaped, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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