Harwinder Singh

Disappeared on July 26, 1986

Male, age 28-29


Demographics

Residence

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Harwinder Singh,  disappeared on July 26, 1986 by Punjab Police


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, July 26, 1986

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Children

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Disappeared on July 26, 1986

Additional data forthcoming


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Ajnala

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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