Balwant Singh

Extrajudicial execution between January 17, 1989 and January 18, 1989

Male, age 35


Demographics

Residence

Education

Primary school

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


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Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution between January 17, 1989 and January 18, 1989

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

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


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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