Hardeep Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 10, 1989

Male, age 18-19


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between April 22, 1989 and April 26, 1989

Place of abduction

Roadside

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on May 10, 1989

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Tarn Taran


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

General persecution of Sikhs


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Jhabal Kalan

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation, Other

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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