Harbhajan Singh

Extrajudicial execution, date unknown

Male, age 40

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Harbhajan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution, date unknownPunjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 9-10

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution, date unknown

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Maqsudan, Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur

Response by officials

Victim accidentally killed in custody

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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