Harminder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on February 4, 1986

Male, age 26


Demographics

Education

Graduate diploma

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Harminder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on February 4, 1986, in Nakodar, Jalandhar, by Punjab Police


Abduction

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, February 4, 1986

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on February 4, 1986

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Swaran Singh [Ghotna], Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Jalandhar

Jaskirat Singh Chahal, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Nakodar

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Unknown


Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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