Harbinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on September 20, 1981

Male, age 17

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on September 20, 1981

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Mehta

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Government to accept their mistake

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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