Baljeet Singh

Extrajudicial execution between May 1, 2001 and May 30, 2001

Male, age 22

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Mechanic

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Baljeet Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between May 1, 2001 and May 30,  2001, in Badhni Kalan, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between April 25, 2001 and April 30, 2001

Place of abduction

Shop/market

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 May 1, 2001 and May 30, 2001

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

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

General persecution of Sikhs

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Badhni Kalan

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

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.