Harnek Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 16, 1987

Male, age 25-26


Demographics

Residence

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Harnek Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 16, 1987, in Chirak,  by Punjab Police; Border Security Force, in Bhagha Purana, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between June 1, 1987 and June 6, 1987

Place of abduction

Village fields

Witness(es) to abduction

Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on June 16, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

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

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, Punjab Police, from Chirak

Response by officials

Victim had escaped

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

Desire nothing from government


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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