Harpal Singh

Extrajudicial execution on September 18, 1992

Male, age 15-17


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Harpal Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on September 18, 1992, in Gaggar Bhana, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, September 15, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling; Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on September 18, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Village cremation ground,


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Ram Lubhaya, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Gaggar Bhana

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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