Harjinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 21, 1987

Male, age 31-32


Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Harjinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on May 21, 1987, in Majitha, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between May 19, 1987 and May 20, 1987

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on May 21, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Amritsar


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Supported the goals of the militancy movement


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

Desire nothing from government


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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