Harjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution between October 12, 1993 and October 13, 1993

Male, age 26


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Chamar


Photo of Harjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between October 12, 1993 and October 13,  1993, in Maloud, Saharanpur, Puwayan, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2-3

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, October 6, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Children

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between October 12, 1993 and October 13, 1993

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Harinder Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Maloud

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Maloud, Saharanpur, Puwayan, Punjab Police

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 Maloud

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Memorial for victims


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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