Balvir Singh

Extrajudicial execution between September 15, 1991 and September 30, 1991

Male, age 25

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Balvir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between September 15, 1991 and September 30,  1991, in Zira, by Punjab Police

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution between September 15, 1991 and September 30, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced

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

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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