Hardeep Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 18, 1993

Male, age 55-56


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

6

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Hardeep Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on May 18, 1993, in Sadiq, Faridkot, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, the victim turned himself/herself in, May 11, 1993

Place of abduction

Police station

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on May 18, 1993

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Kirpal Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Sadiq

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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