Harbhajan Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 13, 1991

Male, age 28-29

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Harbhajan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on July 13, 1991, in Goindwal, by Central Reserve Police Force

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on July 13, 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

General persecution of Sikhs

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Dhunda

Response by officials

None

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

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

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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