Harmandar Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 15, 1993

Male, age 29-30

Demographics

Education

College degree

Employment

Shopkeeper, Student

Married

Yes

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Harmandar Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 15, 1993, in Bathinda, by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 15-20

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution on June 15, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution of a family member or a friend; General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

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

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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