Harjeet Singh

Extrajudicial execution between July 1, 1992 and July 10, 1992

Male, age 19-20

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Harjeet Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between July 1, 1992 and July 10,  1992, in Verowal, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between July 1, 1992 and July 10, 1992

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Cousin

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between July 1, 1992 and July 10, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Sarhali Kalan, Tarn Taran, Verowal

Response by officials

Denied involvement, Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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