Balbir Singh

Extrajudicial execution between February 1, 1993 and February 15, 1993

Male, age 27

Demographics

Education

Graduate diploma

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Balbir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between February 1, 1993 and February 15,  1993, in Garhshankar, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between December 31, 1992 and January 1, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling; Co-villager; 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 February 1, 1993 and February 15, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Harbans Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Garhshankar

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

Yes, Punjab Police, from Garhshankar, Balachaur, Hoshiarpur

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Desire nothing from government

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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