Harjit Kaur

Extrajudicial execution on July 20, 1992

Female, age 30-31

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Housewife

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Harjit Kaur, victim of extrajudicial execution on July 20, 1992Punjab Police

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 6-7

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution on July 20, 1992

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

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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