Balwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between January 1, 1986 and January 10, 1986

Male, age 20-25


Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between May 1, 1985 and July 1, 1985

Place of abduction

Village fields

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution between January 1, 1986 and January 10, 1986

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

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution of a family member or a friend; General persecution of Sikhs


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 member(s) engaged in militant activity, Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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