Harbans Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 16, 1990

Male, age 70

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, July 16, 1990

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on July 16, 1990

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 abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Kapurthala

Response by officials

No Response, Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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