Halminder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on October 14, 1985

Male, age 24-25


Demographics

Residence

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Halminder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on October 14, 1985, in Sherpur, by Punjab Police


Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on October 14, 1985

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground, Leel

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds


Security Forces Implicated

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 & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Memorial for victims


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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