Harjinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between February 13, 1993 and February 16, 1993

Male, age 20

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Harjinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between February 13, 1993 and February 16,  1993Unknown type of security forces

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, February 13, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between February 13, 1993 and February 16, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Sawinder Singh, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Tarn Taran, Verowal, Tarn Taran CIA Staff

Response by officials

Denied involvement, Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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