Hardiyal Singh

Extrajudicial execution between December 15, 1991 and December 16, 1991

Male, age 22-23

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Hardiyal Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between December 15, 1991 and December 16,  1991, in Batala, by Punjab Police

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution between December 15, 1991 and December 16, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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