Harpal Singh

Extrajudicial execution between December 1, 1992 and December 31, 1992

Male, age 20-22

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Chamar


Photo of Harpal Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between December 1, 1992 and December 31,  1992, in Dhuri, by Punjab Police

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution between December 1, 1992 and December 31, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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