Hari Singh

Extrajudicial execution on September 23, 1987

Male, age 25


Demographics

Residence

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Hari Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on September 23, 1987, in Faridkot, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between September 16, 1987 and September 17, 1987

Place of abduction

Village drain

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on September 23, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gobind Ram, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Faridkot

Sham Sundar, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Faridkot

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution of a family member or a friend


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Faridkot

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Employment; Truth commission


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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