Heera Singh

Extrajudicial execution on August 8, 1987

Male, age 30-31


Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 4-5

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between July 20, 1987 and July 23, 1987

Place of abduction

Village fields

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on August 8, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Amritsar


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Amritsar, Chheharta Sahib

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

Desire nothing from government


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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