Harwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 26, 1991

Male, age 21

Demographics

Education

Some college

Employment

Farmer/agriculture, Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Harwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on May 26, 1991, in Morinda, by Punjab Police

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Unknown

Extrajudicial Execution on May 26, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bruises

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Unknown

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Truth commission

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.