Balbir Singh

Extrajudicial execution on August 4, 1999

Male, age 35

Demographics

Residence

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Balbir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on August 04, 1999, in Bhawanigarh, Ladda Kothi, Handiaya CIA Staff, Bhikhi, by Punjab Police

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 10-12

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution on August 4, 1999

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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