Harpal Singh

Extrajudicial execution between April 1, 1995 and April 30, 1995

Male, age 28

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Harpal Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between April 1, 1995 and April 30,  1995, in Jagraon CIA Staff,  by Criminal Investigation Agency, in Jagraon CIA Staff, by Criminal Investigation Agency

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 2-3

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between March 25, 1995 and April 23, 1995

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Cousin; Respondent

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 April 1, 1995 and April 30, 1995

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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