Harchand Singh

Extrajudicial execution on September 30, 1993

Male, age 34-35

Demographics

Residence

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Harchand Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on September 30, 1993, in Mann, Jagraon CIA Staff,  by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency, in Mann, Jagraon CIA Staff, by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, September 29, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Children; Sibling

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 September 30, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Harinder Singh [Chahal], Senior Superintendent of Police, Criminal Investigation Agency, Jagraon CIA Staff

Shiv Kumar, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Criminal Investigation Agency, Jagraon CIA Staff

Gurmeet Singh [Pinky], Head Constable, Punjab Police, Mann

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; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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