Harpal Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 21, 1993

Male, age 48

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Harpal Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on July 21, 1993, in Dhilwan, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 7-8

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between July 14, 1993 and July 16, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Children; Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on July 21, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Harinderpal Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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