Harbhajan Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 26, 1991

Male, age 27

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Harbhajan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 26, 1991, in Mehta, by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution on June 26, 1991

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 extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

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

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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