Baljinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between January 1, 1993 and January 31, 1993

Male, age unknown

Demographics

Education

Graduate diploma

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Baljinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between January 1, 1993 and January 31,  1993, in Bathinda, by Punjab Police

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Unknown

Extrajudicial Execution between January 1, 1993 and January 31, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

3

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

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.