Harminder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between April 2, 1994 and May 7, 1994

Male, age 19

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Harminder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between April 2, 1994 and May 7,  1994, in S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali) CIA Staff, Rupnagar, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, April 22, 1994

Place of abduction

Bus station/stand

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between April 2, 1994 and May 7, 1994

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

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 Chandigarh, Kharar, S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation, Victim had escaped

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; Investigations into abuses

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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