Harjinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 11, 1992

Male, age 38-40

Demographics

Education

College degree

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Harjinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 11, 1992, in Tarn Taran, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, June 09, 1992

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on June 11, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Ajit Singh Sandhu, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Gurmeet Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Gurnaam Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Tarn Taran

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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