Harwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between June 1, 1993 and July 30, 1993

Male, age 13-14

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Harwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between June 1, 1993 and July 30,  1993, in Khadur Sahib, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between May 25, 1993 and July 25, 1993

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Grandparent; Aunt/uncle

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between June 1, 1993 and July 30, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Harwinder Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Jallala Bad

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Khadur Sahib

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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