Hardev Singh

Extrajudicial execution on December 17, 1987

Male, age 27


Demographics

Residence

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Hardev Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on December 17, 1987, in Ghal Kalan, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, December 17, 1987

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Co-villager

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 December 17, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Cuts/wounds; Broken bones


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Makhan Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Ghal Kalan

Sampuran Singh, Punjab Police, Ghal Kalan

Angrej Singh, Punjab Police, Ghal Kalan

Kamikkar Singh, Punjab Police, Ghal Kalan

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Moga, Faridkot

Response by officials

None

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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