Harjeet Singh

Extrajudicial execution between January 11, 1994 and January 30, 1994

Male, age 23-24

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Harjeet Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between January 11, 1994 and January 30,  1994, in Firozpur, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between November 1, 1993 and November 30, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Cousin; Aunt/uncle

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between January 11, 1994 and January 30, 1994

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Balvir Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police

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

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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