Balwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on March 1, 1993

Male, age 32


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Balwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on March 01, 1993Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes

Place of abduction

Bus station/stand

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on March 1, 1993

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

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

Remedies desired from government

Truth commission; Memorial for victims


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.