Harjinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between June 5, 1991 and June 30, 1991

Male, age 21


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Harjinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between June 5, 1991 and June 30,  1991, in Sarhali Kalan,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force, in Sarhali Kalan, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between June 5, 1991 and June 30, 1991

Place of abduction

Village fields

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between June 5, 1991 and June 30, 1991

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Balkar Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Sarhali Kalan

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Naushehra Pannuan, Sarhali Kalan, Tarn Taran

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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