Harjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution between January 28, 1993 and February 4, 1993

Male, age 23


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Harjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between January 28, 1993 and February 4,  1993, in Zira, Jhabal Kalan,  by Punjab Police; Black cat, in Jhabal Kalan, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, January 26, 1993

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Grandparent; Cousin; Aunt/uncle; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between January 28, 1993 and February 4, 1993

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Parminder Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Zira

Jaswant Singh Butter, Black cat, Zira

Balvir Singh Ghuman, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Jhabal Kalan

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

General persecution of Sikhs


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Jhabal Kalan, Amritsar, Tarn Taran, Tarn Taran CIA Staff

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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