Balraj Singh

Extrajudicial execution between August 5, 1992 and August 6, 1992

Male, age 17

Demographics

Residence

Education

Primary school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Balraj Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between August 5, 1992 and August 6,  1992, in Handiaya CIA Staff,  by Criminal Investigation Agency, in Handiaya CIA Staff, by Criminal Investigation Agency

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, the victim turned himself/herself in, August 02, 1992

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between August 5, 1992 and August 6, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Bharpur Singh, Inspector, Criminal Investigation Agency, Handiaya CIA Staff

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

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

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

Remedies desired from government

Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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