Baljinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on August 26, 1991

Male, age 23-24

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Baljinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on August 26, 1991, in Moga, Bhagha Purana,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force, in Moga, Bhagha Purana, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, August 25, 1991

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on August 26, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Cuts/wounds

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Lashker Inspector, Punjab Police

Mahinder Singh, Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Bhagha Purana

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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