Hira Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 10, 1982

Male, age 30

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Hira Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on July 10, 1982, in Kapurthala, by Punjab Police

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on July 10, 1982

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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