Baldev Singh

Extrajudicial execution on August 19, 1991

Male, age 20-21

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 9-10

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on August 19, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Jaimal Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Dasua

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Dasua, Mukerian, Hoshiarpur

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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