Harnek Singh

Extrajudicial execution between January 1, 1992 and February 28, 1992

Male, age 25

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Harnek Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between January 1, 1992 and February 28,  1992, in Sultanpur, Kapurthala, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 4-5

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between January 1, 1992 and February 1, 1992

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between January 1, 1992 and February 28, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Sucha Singh Samra, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Sultanpur

Narinder Singh, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Kapurthala

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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