Balwant Singh

Extrajudicial execution on February 11, 1993

Male, age 27

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Balwant Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on February 11, 1993, in Jagraon, by Punjab Police

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on February 11, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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