Harbhajan Singh

Extrajudicial execution on August 30, 1986

Male, age 35-40


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

5

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Harbhajan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on August 30, 1986, in Dera Baba Nanak,  by Border Security Force, in Dera Baba Nanak, by Border Security Force


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, August 30, 1986

Place of abduction

Village fields

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on August 30, 1986

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Gurdaspur


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

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Memorial for victims


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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