Balvir Bhola

Extrajudicial execution between April 1, 1993 and May 31, 1993

Male, age 21-22


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Hinduism


Photo of Balvir Bhola, victim of extrajudicial execution between April 1, 1993 and May 31,  1993, in Jaitu, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between April 1, 1993 and May 31, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents

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 April 1, 1993 and May 31, 1993

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Bakhtaur Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Jaitu

Harnek Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Jaitu

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

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

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.