Harminder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 13, 1991

Male, age 21

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Harminder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on July 13, 1991, in Amaria, Bilsanda, Niuria, Pilibhit, Puranpur

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 7-8

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, July 12, 1991

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on July 13, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Amaria, Bilsanda, Niuria, Pilibhit, Puranpur

Officials involved in abduction

C.P. Singh, Inspector, Uttar Pradesh Police

Harpal Singh, Station House Officer, Uttar Pradesh Police, Pilibhit, Uttar Pradesh

R.D. Tripathi, Superintendent of Police, Uttar Pradesh Police, Pilibhit, Uttar Pradesh

Badri Prasad Singh, Superintendent of Police, Uttar Pradesh Police

Chandan Bhan, Inspector, Uttar Pradesh Police, Pilibhit, Uttar Pradesh

Rajinder Kumar, Station House Officer, Uttar Pradesh Police, Amaria, Uttar Pradesh

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Amaria, Bilsanda, Niuria, Pilibhit, Puranpur

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, 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; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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