Harjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 7, 1994

Male, age 22


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Harjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 07, 1994, in Rupnagar, by Punjab Police


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between February 21, 1994 and March 21, 1994

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on April 7, 1994

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Ajit Singh Sandhu, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Employment


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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