Amrik Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 10, 1995

Male, age 32-33

Demographics

Residence

Education

High school

Employment

Mechanic

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Amrik Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on May 10, 1995, in Shutrana, Patran, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, May 09, 1995

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Witness(es) to abduction

Respondent

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on May 10, 1995

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes, but forced immediate cremation

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Cuts/wounds

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Jaspal Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Patran

Gurmel Singh, Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Shutrana

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

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Memorial for victims

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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