Harbhajan Kaur

Extrajudicial execution between June 1, 1992 and July 31, 1992

Female, age 44-45


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Harbhajan Kaur, victim of extrajudicial execution between June 1, 1992 and July 31,  1992, in Jagraon,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force, in Jagraon, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between May 31, 1992 and July 30, 1992

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between June 1, 1992 and July 31, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Bhag Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Kamalpur

Swaran Singh [Ghotna], Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Jagraon

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No


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

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Memorial for victims


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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