Heera Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 9, 1992

Male, age 24

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Heera Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 09, 1992, in Kapurthala, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, April 01, 1992

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on April 9, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Kapurthala

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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